April 11, 2012 | 8 Comments
Do you love craspedia? Want to learn how to decorate with billy balls for your wedding? These bright yellow flowers can add a poppy punch of color to any space, making them perfect for wedding décor. Billy balls – also known as craspedia or billy buttons – are flowers with long brilliant green stems and sphere-shaped bright yellow head. Use these flowers to decorate your ceremony space, add to your bouquet as a filler, create boutonnieres, display as wedding centerpieces, and more! Today we’re showing you our favorite ways to decorate with billy balls to add an essential whimsical flair to your day. Enjoy!
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Place vases of billy balls to decorate a reception table. This example shows a clean, simple, and modern tablescape using craspedia in white vases, white taper candles (consider long burning candles to last through the night!), orchids, and a burlap table runner for texture.
Tuck a billy ball stem into the place setting at each guest’s seat.
Decorate your wedding cake using either real dried craspedia or faux felt billy balls.
Decorate your cake with a banner topper (from Ready Go) and add a simple vase with billy balls as décor.
Or, consider a cake topper with faux billy balls like a monogram letter topper made from faux craspedia or billy ball cake garland.
Select billy ball boutonnieres for the groomsmen…
… and matching billy ball bouquets for the bridesmaids.
This beautiful bouquet of daisies incorporates billy balls as a cheerful filler, perfect as the bride’s bouquet!
To decorate with billy balls without a full-fledged bouquet, use just a few stems.
Wear craspedia as a bridal hair accessory, earrings, or around your neck as a necklace. Who knew this tiny flower could inspire so many accessories?
Decorate your billy balls tied to your escort cards. This first example features a DIY billy ball escort card box for your wedding.
Invitations + Place Cards
DIY Billy Balls
Or, learn how to make pretty table decorations with dried craspedia at Hooray Blog.
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What do you think about billy balls? Like ‘em or leave ‘em?
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