6 Wedding Flower Ideas Your Guests Have Never Seen Before


Impress your guests by incorporating some unexpected wedding flowers and floral details they've never seen before at any other wedding. These six creative and surprising floral touches (bridesmaid necklaces, anyone?!) are sure to make a memorable impression.

Bridesmaid Necklace (above): Instead of carrying a bouquet, have your attendants walk down the aisle wearing pretty necklaces fashioned from fresh blooms.

Drink Stirrers: Fancy up plain stir sticks by wiring a fresh blossom to the top for cocktail hour.

unexpected wedding flower ideas

Photo: Lauren Scotti

Lounge Area: If you're planning to have a lounge area at your reception (always a good idea — your guests will appreciate having a spot to relax and mingle), then decorate the space with fresh blooms. We love this creative idea — affixing fresh flowers stems to a wall with tape.

Cocktail Glasses: A beautiful and unexpected touch: Embellishing the stems of the cocktail or wine glasses with a sprig of fresh blossoms.

unexpected wedding flower ideas

Photo: Yuna Leonard

Statue Accents: If your wedding venue features built-in decor like statues and busts, have your florists embellish them with floral headdresses (if the venue allows it, of course).

Balloon Photo Backdrop: A simple photo booth idea: A couple of oversize helium balloons with fresh greenery and anemone florals attached to the strings.

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