The beauty of a bouquet doesn’t just stop at the top; it can be found in the bottom too — the handle! Whether you want to incorporate a token of good luck by adding an heirloom coin, borrow a piece of lace from dear old mom’s veil and call it your “something old,” make it monochromatic with scripted monogrammed initials, let it shine with glittering gold sequins, rope it up with hemp twine, or get colorful with ribbons of differing lengths, our Flowers Editor has gathered 11 creative ways to add that fabulous finishing touch.
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Did you know greenery is a simple floral supplementary with interesting textures and unique shapes? Choose between eucalyptus, olive leaves, boxwood, or ivy vines to create any or all of these ideas, including signage embellishments, wreaths, altar adornments, hanging wreaths, and tented ceiling chandeliers. See more photos here.
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Want your flowers to make a big impact on a low budget? Baby’s breath no longer has it’s “filler” status anymore! It’s been popping up everywhere lately, and it’s no surprise why: because it’s readily-available year-round. From bouquets to centerpieces and boutonnieres to aisle markers, check out our photo gallery here for more versatile inspiration.
Looking for a unique way to send your littlest attendants down the aisle in style? Rather than a typical basket of petals, opt for paper cones, purses, miniature wreaths, garlands, single stems, ribbon wands, or wagons. For even more cuteness, check out WeddingWire’s flower girl and ringer bearer photo gallery here.
Need an easy way to add a surprising textured element to your bouquet? Have no fear, our Flowers Editor is here to showcase her very favorites, including ginger (resembles a cactus, but pink), bird of paradise, allium (nicknamed after Dr. Seuss), cockscomb (feels like velvet), pompon dahlia, protea (from South Africa), pincushion, thistle (shaped like the sun), bells of Ireland, and anthurium (nicknamed “flamingo”). See more utterly unique photos here!