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bouquet alternatives

We’ve got tons of alternative wedding bouquets including paper flower bouquets, button bouquets, book bouquets, metal bouquets, candy bouquets… and SO many more! Oh and wait until you see some of the alternative bridesmaid bouquets we’ve featured.

Flower Tattoos 2022 Wedding Floral Trend Kelly Mour Cillia Marion3 e1663189900298 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A wedding floral trend we’d love to see in 2023: pressed flower tattoos

Are pressed flower tattoos the new wedding floral trend? Marion Matrimony Events talks about how she came up with this gorgeous idea and how it’s a great alternative to cultural appropriation.

bouquet alternative sukia nd anthony e1646112602329 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

9 inclusive alternatives to the bouquet and garter toss

What can you do instead of a bouquet and garter toss? We absolutely love how these married folks found a new spin on this old wedding tradition! Here are a few creative and inclusive alternatives to the bouquet and garter toss.

Middle Earth Wedding Hobbit Photos by Johnny Darwish Daniel Michael24 e1639536473710 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

The Middle Earth wedding of every Tolkien fan’s dreams

Everything about this couple’s wedding ties back to their love of Middle Earth! With excerpts we all know and love from Lord of the Rings to readings from The Hobbit, lovers of Tolkien will find literary inspiration all over this “long expected party.”

Celtic Viking LOTR Photos by Koontz Photography23 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A Celtic, Viking, and Lord of the Rings-themed wedding

Melanie and Jake had a Elven, Celtic, and Viking inspired wedding with incredible DIY elements. Plus, their wedding party wielded weapons instead of floral bouquets!

Dagger bridesmaid bouquets photo by Koontz Photography on Offbeat Bride 7 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Shieldmaidens slay with dagger bridesmaid bouquets

Y’all know we loves us some alternative non-floral bouquets. Y’all know we don’t think anyone has to carry a bouquet at ALL, let alone a floral bouquet. We thought we’d seen it all: brooch bouquets, book bouquets (BOOK-quets), tambourines, stuffed animals, Barbie dolls, cotton candy, pinwheels, and more… But this is the first time we’ve seen dagger bridesmaid bouquets!

A witchy elopement with a black dress, dark watercolors, and a cleansing stick bouquet

Do I need a wedding bouquet? Yay or Nay alternatives for no-bouquet wedding

If you’re asking yourself “Do I even need a wedding bouquet?” here’s a shareable list of reasons for and against bouquets, along with some interesting bouquet alternatives.