Friday, March 30, 2012

Alterna-Bouquets

I have been searching for some alternate bouquets because I do not like the cost nor the waste of purchasing fresh flowers in such quantities. Perhaps we will have a few here and there, but nothing like those beautiful, expensive weddings that kill an entire ecosystem.

Instead, I think I would like my bridesmaids to carry lanterns. Perhaps with a few paper flowers or brooches adorning them.

I found these that are cheap and to the aesthetic of our wedding:




As for me, I would like to carry a brooch bouquet. They are beautiful and don't die. I found a tutorial on how to put one together; it will be someone labor-intensive, but I know it will also be satisfying. I just have to collect....oh 50 or so brooches...

Here is the link to the tutorial:



This is going to be so much fun!


ALSO, a note: you may notice some ads on the site! All proceeds from your clicking on them will be deposited into the wedding fund. So, feel free to click away. Chances are it is something you want anyway...