15 Non Floral Bouquets: Feathers, Wheat, Sola Flowers, and more

One trend we’ve been seeing a lot of lately is brides creating bouquets, boutonnieres, and centerpieces out of objects other than flowers, and we can see why! The results can be stunning, unique, and more budget-friendly. You can make them or order them ahead of time as you like. Best of all, they won’t wilt and you can keep them after the wedding as gorgeous keepsakes!

15 Ideas for Non Floral Bouquets

1. Feathers

This lovely bouquet was created by Croska on Etsy.

White feather bridal bouquet

2. Wheat

We’re loving the wheat bouquet and boutonniere below, especially for a fall wedding. The boutonniere is from InStyle Weddings.

wheat bridal bouquet and wheat boutonniere with brown ribbon

3. Sola Flowers

These “flowers” would trick most people from a distance – they’re actually tapioca wood! The bouquets are from Brandon Kidd’s wedding, photographed by Jasmine Star. You can buy sola flowers here.

tapioca wood for boutonieres

4. Vintage Brooches

These lovely brooch bouquets by Fantasy Floral Design have been making their way around the wedding blog circuit. But even if you’ve already seen them, they’re worth seeing again! Photographed by Alice Hu.

Multi-color brooch bouquets in 15 Non Floral Bouquets: Feathers, Wheat, Sola Flowers, and more

5. Clay

Made by DKDesignsHawaii on Etsy, this bouquet composed of clay stephanotis flowers and Swarovski crystals is pretty realistic looking (not to mention beautiful)!

Bridal bouquet composed of white clay stephanotis flowers and Swarovski crystals

6. Tissue paper

The flowers in the bouquet and centerpiece below are all made of tissue paper. Click here for the DIY instructions by Martha Stewart!

Bridal bouquet and centerpiece below are all made of tissue paper

7. Vegetables

Asparagus and kale look perfectly at home in these bouquets. Who would have ever guessed? The bouquet on the left is courtesy of Caroline Ghetes; the one on the right is from Sarah K. Chen.

Asparagus and kale in bridal bouquets

8. Paper Butterflies

This bouquet by Yumikuki on Etsy sets our hearts “a-flutter.”

Multi-color bridal bouquet made with butterflies

9. Wire

These bouquets are so unique. Crafted by Refinerii on Etsy, they are made of wire adorned with vintage crystals, pearls, and rhinestone buttons from old pieces of worn out jewelry.

Bridal bouquet made from  wire adorned with vintage crystals, pearls, and rhinestone buttons from old pieces of worn out jewelry.

10. Doorknobs

Photographed by SimplyBloom, this bouquet is made up of doorknobs and drawer pulls from Anthropologie!

Bridal bouquet made from doorknobs and drawer pulls

11. Berries

We LOVE the way berries look in a bouquet, whether mixed in with flowers or on their own. The image on the left is from Martha Stewart and the image on the right is from the Bride’s Cafe.

Bridal bouquet made from pink berries

12. Fabric

This elegant bouquet by Silver Sixpence is made of handcrafted fabric roses.

Tan and white bridal bouquet made of handcrafted fabric roses.

13. Cotton

These images are actually from the same wedding that utilized the sola flowers in #3. Brandon and Kristen also included cotton balls in her bouquet, his boutonniere, and their decor!

Cotton balls in bridal bouquet and boutonniere

14. Pinecones

This glittered pine cone bouquet would be perfect for a winter wedding. You can find DIY instructions here!

Bridal bouquet made of glittered pine cone bouquet

15. Herbs

For those of you who feel like a bouquet just isn’t a bouquet without something fresh and green, what about herbs? Besides being budget-friendly, a bouquet made of herbs would smell so good. The boutonniere is by InStyle Weddings.

 Bridal bouquet and boutonniere made of fresh and green  herbs

Whether you mix non-floral objects with flowers, or go totally non-floral, these bouquets show that it can look absolutely stunning. There are so many more possibilities. We’ve seen bouquets that included seashells, buttons, ribbons, and maple leaves just to name a few.

Let us know if you have any ideas for non floral bouquets!

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