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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.

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Sandy’s colorful, crafty, hip-but-won’t-scare-grandma wedding

Well, that didn’t take long! As seen on OBB yesterday, here’s the full scoop on Sandy’s colorful wedding and her Christmas ornament bouquet. The offbeat bride: Sandy – high school secretary/craft maniac Her offbeat partner: Josh – middle school social studies teacher/musician Location & date of wedding: 3/15/08 at Butler’s Courtyard in League City, TX […]

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Christmas ornament bouquet and paper centerpieces

Check out these gorgeous non-floral bouquets: Sandy, the bride, made her bouquet out of christmas tree ornaments, and her bridesmaid’s bouquets out of paper. (Unrelated: check out Sandy’s shoes! And her purple crinoline! *swoon* I’m dying over here!) Sandy also made the centerpieces out of paper: Check out all the photos here, and rest assured […]

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Peacock feather bouquet

For those of you seeking out alternatives to the traditional floral bouquet, check out Rachel’s fabulous peacock feather bouquet. The peacock theme continued on the wedding cake, too. It’s worth checking out all the photos from this lovely wedding … this one is my favorite, although I’m also quite fond of this one of the […]

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Offbeat Bride is good for moms, too!

“My mother called me and told me that she had never even considered that flowers were optional — it just seemed like something you had to do. Long story even longer, she spent an hour perusing Offbeat Bride and told me how much fun it all looked like, and how she just assumed since she had always seen things done a particular way, it had never occurred to her that it didn’t have to be that way. “

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Walking down the aisle without flowers

I’m getting married in September and am thinking about not carrying anything (flowers, etc.) when walking down the aisle. I love flowers, but I don’t really feel like having something that I will only hold for about 10 minutes. What are your thoughts?