Posted September 23, 2013 | 3 Comments
You’ve seen paper flowers for weddings, but you’ve never seen them actually used in a Real Wedding… until now! We’re pleased to share an exclusive first look of Sami & Isaac’s Real Wedding which features paper flowers throughout. Get inspired for your wedding with five tips to achieve a chic, tailored look with paper flowers, all (except poms, made by Sami herself) handmade by Chantal of Dragonfly Expression. Photographs (except photos in #5) courtesy of De Nueva Photography. The best part of paper flowers in weddings? You get to keep the beautiful bouquets forever! No tearful toss-away for you! Get inspired in 3…2…1…
Paper Flowers for Weddings
Sami & Isaac are one of the cutest couples ever, don’t you think?
A paper flower boutonniere won’t wilt in high humidity or heat. Plus, it requires no water or care, so you can order one now and store until your wedding.
2. Paper Bouquet
Paper bouquets are one of my favorite handmade wedding ideas. I love flowers, but paper flowers also look pretty and will never, ever wilt. Carry your paper flower bouquet down the aisle and place in a decorative vase in your home. Talk about one fantastic way to save money and accentuate to your home!
These simple paper flower centerpieces are easy to pull together yourself. Order a bunch of paper flowers in mix-and-match colors and styles. Pick a bunch and place in a mason jar or vase atop your reception tables.
4. Decorate the Cake Table / Wall Backdrop
Sami did a beautiful job decorating the reception space. She taped paper poms – another form of paper flower – as a creative backdrop for the cake table and around the dance floor. Check out more by Sami in her blog (she even provides a tutorial on how to make the paper poms!)
5. Paper Flower Backdrop
This paper flower backdrop wasn’t from Sami and Isaac’s wedding, but it is another idea worth the mention. Dragonfly Expression makes these amazing photo walls, ideal for photo booths. I’m swooning over one for our office.
Where to Buy Paper Flowers for Weddings
You’ve seen Sami & Isaac’s wedding for yourself and, if you’re like me, you swooned over each delicately crafted petal. If you want a bouquet, boutonniere, or paper flower centerpiece unlike anyone else’s, Chantal can make your dream a reality! We’ve had the pleasure of getting acquainted with Chantal of Dragonfly Expression over the last few years (she’s a Featured Artisan in The Marketplace, too!) and she is one amazing paper flower designer. Start here to kick-start the process for your wedding!