Bridal bouquets were traditionally symbols of new life, hope and fertility, but if you’re over the blossoms, we’ve picked through some of the less conventional options to include in the bouquet.
Fruity bouquets can add a fun pop of colour.
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Sourcing some faux feathers can really add some dimension to your bridal bunch. Note: no animals were harmed in the making of these bouquets.
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Gold is the metallic colour of the season, so incorporate it into your bouquet with hand-dipped foiling!.
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Modern, sharp and architectural, succulents will instantly add cool-factor to your bouquet.
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Brooch bouquets are all the rage at the moment. Paired with a simple, classic dress, these brooch arrangements add just enough bling.
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Embrace your inner origami master to add these delicate creations to your bouquet.
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Sprinkle your bouquet with some charms and trinkets that hold sentimental value for you. Post-wedding, you can add them to your very own charm bracelet!
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Not real animals, of course. Think more along the lines of artificial butterflies and tiny ladybugs peeking out beneath the petals.
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These seashell bouquets make me think my 5-year-old self was seriously onto something.
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Edible bouquet? Um, yes please! I guess that’s one way to make sure everyone has a sugar high.
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Incorporating some fabric flowers can be a beautiful vintage touch. Just be sure they don’t clash with the dress!
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Your mum was right. Veggies are important. And oh so chic!
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13. Christmas ornaments
Who knew you could make use of those kitschy baubles you leave stashed away for eleven months of the year.
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What better way to make use of that button collection in the bottom of your sewing kit?
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Talk about texture! These yarn bouquets make a vintage statement.
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