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brooch bouquet

We love all sorts of non-floral bouquets but brooch bouquets pack a special punch… the family heirlooms, the sparkle, the sheer WEIGHT of these alternative bouquets!

button wedding bouquet alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

What’s new in alternative wedding bouquets? 34 ideas that go beyond the flower

What if you stepped away from real flowers and saw what other alternative wedding bouquets were out there? We’re not strangers to non-floral bouquets, but I wanted to expand my search into a few newer territories: fruits, candy, pearls, beads, wheat, paper, balloons, fans, buttons, brooches, wooden flowers, felt, and more.

Disney villains meet classic heroes at this high fantasy wedding

Disney villains meet classic heroes at this high fantasy wedding

I have worked in the wedding industry for five years now and when my partner and I decided to get married I didn’t want anything “Wedding” — so what did we do? We had a Heroes and Villains themed wedding! It was a wedding filled with love and little bits from friends and family. We danced the night away and played games at every table. And in not-so-true villain fashion, I got the girl in the end!

Owls, vines, & feathers at this glam Labyrinth meets 1920s wedding

Owls, vines, & feathers at this glam Labyrinth meets 1920s wedding

Chrystal and John had a gorgeous Labyrinth meets 1920s wedding at Luxmore Grande Estate. They mixed their love for rock and roll into this dreamy theme. The reception matched the ceremony area with chandeliers and candelabras. The pair chose a baroque tablecloth for their sweetheart table and more vinery adorning the front of their table.

Don’t miss the amazing five-tier cake covered in metallic fondant, and jewels…

unusual wedding bouquets

Ornaments, eucalyptus, and doorknobs?! 13 stunning & unusual wedding bouquets

When it comes to floral trends, not a lot changes over time: bouquets are usually lush florals that are timeless and classic for the most part. But there’s no reason you can’t rock something personalized, timeless, and totally YOU at the same time. From dried flowers to ornaments to felted balls to brooches and even doorknobs(!), bouquets can be as diverse as anyone.

Here are a few new trends I ran into that I couldn’t help sharing…

An intimate botanical wedding in Pennsylvania with splashes of DIYed color

An intimate botanical wedding in Pennsylvania with splashes of DIYed color

This sweet and tiny wedding was a handcrafted dream. Not only did bride Kelly opt for a bright pink wedding dress with a navy blue tulle petticoat, but she created almost all of the colorful decorations to add to an already gorgeous floral wonderland. The wonderland in question is Terrain at Styer’s, a botanical space […]

Paper, fabric, brooches, and dried flowers: alternative artificial wedding bouquets that will last forever

Paper, silk, brooches, and dried flowers: alternative wedding bouquets that will last forever

We’ve been featuring non-floral bouquets made of paper flowers, silk flowers, brooches, dried flowers, leather flowers, buttons, and more for YEARS. And with good reason: they last forever, can be much cheaper than real flower bouquets, and can be passed along to others. Win-win. I decided to see what was new in the market for artificial flower bouquets and other materials that can make up that thing you can hold down the aisle… if you wan to. I know, it’s both optional and something I LOVE.

Let’s explore the market for alternative wedding bouquets that will last forever…