How To Use Potted Plants In Your Wedding

January 13, 2017

The use of potted plants isn't only budget friendly but it's better for the environment AND you and your guests get a lovely gift from your wedding to take home. Here's a round up of our favorite ways to use potted plants and the designers that have tried it! 

 

Potted Bougainvillea...

We love the idea of using Bougainvillea in your wedding... these flowers come is just about the most gorgeous colors, especially the pink. This couple used the plants as a ceremony arch and backdrop. What a perfect frame for their first kiss as husband and wife! Am I right?! 

  Image by Laura Goldenberger Photography

 

Herb Garden Centerpieces

This delicate and ethereal option for centerpieces stopped us in our tracks. Sometimes you just have to decide that you're willing to take a risk and try something different. Calling all brave, creative brides for 2017!

   Image via Stem Floral

 

 

Succulent Place Settings...

These are just the most charming! We truly believe that what makes a good wedding are all the little details that are so thoughtfully constructed and different from the norm. We love these tiny succulent and cactus name card alternatives. Adding plants to your wedding literally adds extra life... and as your marriage grows, so will these sweet souvenirs from your big day. Plus, succulents are the easiest to care for! 

 Design via Tracey Reynolds Floral Design

 

Trees...

These Olive Trees are a great alternative to an arch or Chuppah. Use potted trees to flank your ceremony space for an added touch of earthy perfect. The best thing about this is you won't need to worry about the weather as the tree's will be just fine indoors or outdoors! 

   Image via Once Wed

 

 Image by Cinzia Bruschini

 

 

Potted Cactus...

Having a desert wedding? Or just going for a more bohemian flare? Try filling your tables with various sized cactus. We love this image below from Create Cultivate. 

   Image by  Gaby J Photography

Design by Flowerstory

 

 

Line Your Aisles...

Try lining your aisles with lush flowering shrubs. This look is classic and effortless. We wouldn't mind walking down this aisle and your guests will surely be impressed. 

  Design by Swoon California

 

 

Have more potted plant ideas? Let us know in a consultation and book with Rust + Thistle for your 2017 wedding! 

 

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