October 25, 2017

Weddings Without Flowers

Weddings Without Flowers

Whether you are allergic to pollen or you're just not the floral type, weddings don't have to have flowers, and flowerless wedding can be even more bold, beautiful and unique than their botanical counterpart.

We've seen some absolutely beautiful weddings sans flowers at Elmore, here are our favourite ways to decorate your wedding if flowers are not your friend...


Foliage over Flowers

This year foliage made it into weddings in a big way, and we couldn't be happier, foliage makes a statement in a way that flowers just can't, it's modern, beautiful and slightly edgy and we love adding it to all aspects of the day...


At the ceremony

Ceremony foliage by James Fear
Foliage wedding aisle by James Fear

At the reception

Palm leaf table centre by James Fear
Foliage wedding cake by James Fear
Foliage wedding table by James Fear
Green foliage wedding by ARI photography
Botanical wedding by ARJ photography

Table centrepieces and runners

Foliage wedding tables by James Fear

We especially love the idea of using potted plants with roots as table centres and decorations instead of cut flowers, as you can then re-use them, give them as gifts or decorate your house and remember your wedding day for ever! This really appeals to our sustainable wedding ethos...

Woodland wedding table by Jake Morley
Pot plants table centres by Tom Michalski
Rustic wedding plants by Tori Hancock

Candlelit Weddings

Is there anything more romantic than a wedding by candlelight? We cannot get enough of candles at weddings, here are some of our favourite ways to use candles instead of flowers as decor.

Candles and balloons by Eve Dunlop
Candlelit wedding by Laura Power
Wedding candles and feathers by Laura Power
Candlelit wedding banquet by Sam Gibson
Candles on banqueting tables by Sam Gibson
Lanterns in trees by Steal the Day

Other decor ideas

Get creative! There's so much more you can do with wedding decor, we loved these ideas but there are plenty more once you start thinking...

DIY Origami wedding decor by Sam Gibson
Wedding without flowers by Sam Gibson
Wedding balloons by Eve Dunlop
Wedding lights by Voytek
Foliage seating plan by Gemma Williams

Or if you'd rather go all out with the big blooms, we've got plenty of flowery wedding inspiration here too!


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