Can you choose something different rather than fresh flowers for your bridal bouquet? Of course you can. it’s your day! Having your bridal bouquet or posey made out of real flowers isn’t the only choice when deciding on what to hold in your hands as you walk down the aisle.
There are so many other ideas, themes and DIY bouquet creations that might make your wedding style more personal to you as a couple.
Here is something fun for the bride and her bridesmaids. A DIY project to make together.
Sentimental family heirlooms or traditional cultural customs will bring powerful symbolism and meaning to your wedding day ceremony. A family bible that has been passed down for years, a lacy handkerchief carrying your rosary beads or cross, or a treasured container filled with a family heirloom will hold tremendous meaning to you and your ancestry of traditions.
Here are just a few other ideas.
Or, combine old family and vintage buttons if you are a button collector.
If your wedding is at the beach, this might be a fun bridal bouquet alternative!
Then, there are out of the box ideas which may carry through your theme or symbolize loves that you share. Like marshmallows and candy!
As we have an Irish background, an old Irish custom is for the bride to carry a horseshoe for good luck. In our family, the horseshoe is tied with a ribbon that trails to the ground as the bride walks. Afterwards, it is always added to the front door of the couple’s home to keep their love alive!
Then here is another DIY idea…Burlap and bows!
Do you have a favorite symbol that you and Mr. Wonderful would like to include for your wedding day walk down the aisle? We would love to hear your thoughts!
Please share your ideas and suggestions and come back soon!