Tips for Throwing a Garden-Themed Wedding Without the Outdoor Venue

Wedding Style & Decor
Floral Garden Wedding Ideas

Photo: Jonny Valiant

Love the look of a garden-inspired wedding but lack the outdoor venue? No problem! Bringing your floral fantasy to life is easier (and prettier!) than you could have ever imagined. Here's how to do it:

Get a Flower Wall
Kim and Kanye may have had their own version of a flower wall at their nuptials, but we promise this ultra-romantic detail has been around long before they said "I do." Tons of couples tie the knot in front of blooming structures, like the peach option seen above, and for good reason! The pretty detail adds tons of life and interest to your ceremony space. To get the best look, mix in various shades of bigger blooms, like dahlias and garden roses. Or consider mums and carnations for a budget-friendly option that still looks gorgeous!


Photo: Jonny Valiant

Keep It Balanced
Planning a wedding with a gorgeous floral backdrop means you'll want to tone down the rest of your décor. Pick neutral benches or chairs for your guests seating and select muted green or white details for the altar and aisle arrangements.

Don't Get too Matchy-Matchy
Your bouquet shouldn't compete with the flower wall, but you don't want it to totally blend in either. Add fresh pops of white for instant softness and contrast that will help your bridal blossoms hold their own. And for ceremony programs, skip floral details altogether in favor of another garden-inspired element, like whimsical butterflies.

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