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In case you didn’t know, all eyes will be on the youngest people in your wedding party on your big day because tiny kids in tuxedos and tots in tulle demand our attention. In fact, the flower girl (or girls) will play a big part in your wedding ceremony.
"Their main duty is to charm the pants off guests, leaving them smiling from ear to ear," says event planner Roxanne Bellamy. "Some are very shy and walk timidly down the aisle while others take their responsibilities seriously, meticulously placing each petal in the 'perfect' spot for the bride. Mostly, they're there to set a cute tone for the bride to walk down the aisle.”
Meet the Expert
Roxanne Bellamy is an event planner and founder of Roxanne Bellamy & Co.
Speaking of those cute petal placers, flower girls deserve a special basket to hold their bounty of buds in—and there is no shortage of containers to choose from. And in case you didn’t know, there’s no rule that says you have to fill the basket with loose petals. In fact, there are endless options, like balloons, seashells, confetti, and more.
Whatever you want your flower girls to toss down the aisle, find 27 unique baskets for your littlest guests to carry on the big day ahead.
Most Color-Coordinated: DB Exclusive Regal Ties Flower Basket
This David's Bridal flower girl basket is available in 37 colors ranging from classics like white and ivory to more out there hues like sangria and biscotti—and everything in between. The fashion-forward basket features a bold satin bow, pinned with a rhinestone brooch.
Most Unique Shape: Heart-Shaped Flower Girl Basket
The wooden basket is shaped like a heart with a modern wire handle. It is available in four finishes: dark walnut, classic grey, provincial, and mahogany. Customize the side of the heart with your flower girl’s initials to make it an extra special keepsake.
For a Country Wedding: Farmhouse Chic Metal Flower Basket
The metal basket has a shabby-chic distressed look that is perfect for a farmhouse wedding. Not only will it hold plenty of pretty petals for your flower girl to drop down the aisle, but it can also be used to display candles or potted flowers on tabletops.
Best Wooden Basket: Ivory Flower Girl Basket
This wooden pail features a mix of materials: rustic copper band, adhesive, silk flowers, wood, paper foam, moss, permanent ink, faux greenery, and flat-back gems. Every basket is a "one of a kind,” as it’s uniquely handmade and personalized to coordinate with your special day.
Most Modern: Personalized Modern Flower Girl Basket
This crystal clear acrylic flower girl basket is topped off with a silver satin ribbon and beautiful paper ivory roses. This basket is ideal if you want to color coordinate the petals with your wedding palette. Plus, you can personalize the front with a cute saying like, “Here comes the bride.”