Walk down the aisle in style with these stunning floral designs for brides and bridesmaids
Photo courtesy of Kurt Boomer Photography
Nothing complements a wedding dress like a bold and beautiful bouquet. This design combines strands of everything from ferns, ‘Lady Banks’ roses (Rosa banksiae ‘Lutea’), Pieris japonica, and Hellebore to lilac (Syringa), jasmine (Jasminum polyanthum), crabapple (Malus), ranunculus (R. asiaticus) and foxglove flowers (Digitalis). Arranged with equal parts color and dimension, this bouquet features Mother Nature’s finest.
Those looking for complementing colors can conjure inspiration from this bride’s wise pairing of purple and peach. The arrangement hosts a range of shades from lavender hues of dangling veronica (Veronica spicata) to plum calla lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica) and bright purple garden roses, complemented by the soothing peach hues of ‘Free Spirit’ roses and ‘Parrot’ tulips.
Photo courtesy of Native Poppy
Accent verdant bouquets with a trail of light pink fabric. This easy addition ties a range of colors together and complements the bride’s flowing gown. Filled with peonies, ranunculus (R. asiaticus), Dicentra spectabilis ‘Bleeding Hearts,’ garden roses, and mixed eucalyptus, this enticing arrangement showcases color and texture in style.
While some brides seek bright, bold bouquets, others opt for all-white blossoms. This natural arrangement effortlessly invites elegance with pearly white dahlias, ranunculus (R. asiaticus), white garden roses, lisianthus, and veronica (Veronica spicata) with verdant strands of scented geranium leaves and local hop vines.
Walk down the aisle with this dramatic bouquet brimming with vibrant paper flowers (Bougainvillea) and a king-size Echeveria. This colossal, cool-green succulent forms a fantastic foundation for a multi-faceted bouquet, giving the bride a completely unique look with bright hues flowing down to her feet.
You’ve got something old, something new, and something borrowed, so here’s that something blue. This bridesmaid’s bouquet offers a dash of soft color with light blue and white delphinium flowers alongside green hypericum berries and scented geranium leaves. Use this as inspiration for weddings with blue color schemes, or as an accent piece for bridesmaids wearing complementing hues.
Using the skeleton of a dried ‘Cholla’ cactus as a handle, this stylish bouquet features white hydrangeas, garden roses, yucca blossoms (Hesperaloe campanulatus), and hypericum berries with a leafy, eucalyptus base. This lovely combination of white blooms with a touch of pink easily aligns with outdoor weddings in a variety of locales. Photo courtesy of Drew Bashler
Photo courtesy of Lacie Hansen Photography and Simply Beautiful Events
Those walking down the aisle in autumn can highlight the dark shades of the season with this opulent arrangement. Packed with a wide range of flowers and trailing foliage, this bouquet features a core of peach garden roses and dark, burgundy dahlias with bunches of ruby amaranth (Amaranthus) alongside jasmine (Jasminum polyanthum) and accent foliage.
Photo courtesy of Jenna Beth Photography
This bridesmaid bouquet features white ranunculus (R. asiaticus), ‘Majolica’ spray roses (Rosa hybrida), golden garden roses, and pops of purple ‘Chocolate’ cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus). The clusters of seeded eucalyptus, bay, rosemary, and olive leaves add a whimsical touch of fullness.
Unleash a palette of sunny hues with a bouquet full of bold blooms. This striking design attracts the eye with gorgeous orange dahlias, fuchsias, ‘Hot Lady’ roses, purple lisianthus, succulents, and orange spray roses (Rosa hybrida) with fun bulbs of color brought in by yellow billy balls (Craspedia) and red ‘Globe’ amaranth (Gumphrina).
Photo courtesy of Charity Maurer Photography
So many succulents have that lovely rosette shape, making them a perfect pair for pastel garden roses, seeded eucalyptus, and clusters of pale pink snapdragons (Antirrhinum majus). Get inspired with Echeveria varieties or even Aeoniums and weave in a soft touch of round, layered flowers like these white and peach peonies.
Photo courtesy of Maija Karin Photography with flowers by Tutti Fiori Floral Design
Arrange a mix of uniform color while bringing in a variation of size, texture, and tones. This bride holds an arrangement of red ranunculus amidst ‘Black Magic’ roses, Cybidium orchids, red scabiosa, lavender, and plum calla lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica). Burgundy hues accent this plush arrangement with dahlias and feathers.
Mirroring the verdant backdrop, this majestic bouquet complements the ceremony’s forest setting. This design rings in tender colors with golden garden roses, ‘Majolica’ spray roses, ‘Chocolate’ cosmos (Cosmos atrosanguineus), and purple privet berries (Ligustrum vulgare), bringing it all together with white Astilbe 'Bridal Veil', seeded eucalyptus, and a lush combination of bay, rosemary, and olive leaves.
Bunched with varying shapes and colors, these beautiful bouquets bare everything from unique finds like ‘Mink’ protea (Protea neriifolia) to standard favorites like ranunculus (R. asiaticus), garden roses, and seeded eucalyptus. While the bride’s bouquet hosts many of the same flowers as her bridesmaids, the bold Echeveria and pink yucca blossoms (Hesperaloe campanulatus) offer a defining pop.
This bold bridal accessory takes rustic-chic to the next level with an antler-studded bouquet. Drawing inspiration from flora and fauna, this enticing arrangement includes peach ‘Finesse’ roses with rosy kangaroo paw (Anigozanthos) alongside leucadendron (Proteaceae leucadenron), forming a striking, one-of-a-kind accessory.
If you’re looking for an earthy touch, replicate this lovely look with white dahlias, yellow hydrangeas, and baby blossoms alongside silvery-green succulents. Between their fleshy texture and stunning symmetry, Echeverias stand out in all the right ways while giving bouquets a delicate yet distinct look.
Help the bride beckon love with deep reds and pinks. These striking blooms create the perfect focal point with ‘Black Magic’ roses, ranunculus (R. asiaticus), Cymbidium orchids, scabiosa, calla lilies (Zantedeschia aethiopica), and dahlias with bits of feathers and eucalyptus. The bridemaid’s bouquet features burgundy dahlias, lavender roses, seeded eucalyptus, fuschias, and ‘Sweet William’ (Dianthus barbatus).
Floral headpieces have become quite popular at outdoor weddings. This enchanting accessory is woven with jasmine (Jasminum polyanthum), white Anemone, privet berries (Ligustrum vulgare), ranunculus (R. asiaticus), roses, heather (Calluna vulgaris), snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus), and olive leaves. Learn how to make your own at home with this handy DIY tutorial from Farmgirl Flowers.
Bridesmaids looking for a low-key headpiece can skip the flowers and go with this all-foliage crown. Perfect for outdoor, earthy weddings this simple, natural accessory can be crafted with anything from olive and bay leaves to silver-dollar eucalyptus twigs. Forage locally and make your own with this easy-to-follow DIY guide via Farmgirl Flowers.