Unique Wedding Ideas for Bridal Bouquets

Written by on September 4, 2012 in DIY Wedding Ideas, The Bride, Unique Bride with 0 Comments

Another area you can potentially have a unique look is with your bridal bouquet. You don’t have to use the standard hand tied flowers or traditionally cascading bouquet — unique brides think outside the box. Some want DIY wedding bouquet ideas and others just want a design they can take to the florist or decorator — either way — make it unique!

Here are a few ideas to get your creative juices flowing:

  • Make ribbon flowers to use for your bouquet. Use different colors, textures and shapes of ribbons to create depth. This also allows you to keep your bouquet intact long after your special day. Here is a tutorial for making a ribbon bouquet – How to Make a Ribbon Bouquet.

unique ribbon bouquet


  • If you are a beach, Hawaiian, or tropical themed bride, consider using seashells for your bouquet. You can DIY it or ask a florist or crafty friend to help you. It makes for a stunning and unique bouquet that can be preserved, as is. Here is a tutorial for a shell bouquet: How to Make a Shell Bouquet.

unique Shell Bouquet


  • A vintage theme might use brooches for a bouquet. This is truly a unique statement because you choose each of the brooches used. You can use same color, a collection of objects like butterflies or just go eclectic with your brooches but no one else will have one exactly like yours. Here is a tutorial full of photos: How to Make a Bridal Brooch Bouquet.
unique brooch bouquet

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  • A Paper Flower Bouquet can be so gorgerous and look very real but still unique. With the colors, textures and types of paper available the possibilities are endless. Tissue Paper Flower bouquet tutorial: How to Make a Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet.
unique Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet

unique paper flower bouquet
Remember, details and elements put the “unique” into your wedding!
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About the Author: With 20+ years in the wedding and event industry, I have seen a lot of unique, unusual and funky weddings. Every one of them were a journey of discovery and a reflection of the bride and groom. I had a ball and am now passing along some of those pearls of wisdom to today's brides and grooms. A wedding is personal -- it's about the two of you and your relationship -- let's make it as unique and offbeat as you each are! .


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