Lavender Wedding Ideas: Ways To Use Dried Lavender At My Wedding

With Summer just around the corner, we thought we’d spoil you with some lovely lavender wedding ideas. Dried lavender is a lovely addition to any wedding day but it’s the perfect fit for a country garden wedding day. There are lots of wonderful ways to use it throughout your bridal look, venue decoration and even your confetti. Take a look at favourite ways to use lavender

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Lavender Wedding Ideas: Ways To Use Dried Lavender At My Wedding

We’ll start with your aisle style. If you’re planning a lilac or country garden wedding theme, why not incorporate lavender into your bridal look? A flower crown with pretty purple posies and lavender will add a romantic finishing touch to your hairstyle. Your bridesmaids and flower girls could wear matching versions too.

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Lavender is also a lovely choice for your wedding bouquet and it looks simply divine mixed with succulents, foliage and lots of other flowers. However, a bouquet made out of just lavender also looks and smells just incredible!

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Don’t forget about the groom and his groomsmen! Buttonholes made out of lavender and foliage will look fab at a country garden wedding. Team with a tweed suit for a rustic touch. Lavender Wedding Ideas: Ways To Use Dried Lavender At My Wedding rockmywedding.co.uk - sebastienboudot.co

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Lavender is also a really pretty way of decorating your ceremony chairs or pews. Simply tie a bunch of dried lavender with hessian or twine and tie them to the end of the chairs. They also make unique chair covers for your wedding breakfast.

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You could also line your ceremony aisle with wooden crates full of dried or fresh lavender. This will look particularly fab if you’re having wooden benches or an outdoor wedding ceremony.

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If you want something a little different for your wedding confetti, consider using dried lavender. Not only will it look divine as your guests throw it over you, it will give off a scrumptious fragrance too! Offer them to your guests in our elegant white confetti cones or these cute linen bags.

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When it comes to decorating your wedding venue, the options really do go on forever. Little mason jars full of lavender and gypsophila can be dotted around the entrance of your venue, along windowsills or they can even be used as your table centrepieces.

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Stuck for ideas on how to decorate guest book table? A bunch of dried lavender will look simple yet stunning placed next to your wedding guest book. You can also use dried lavender to add a floral touch to your card and gift table.

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Love the thought of using lavender at your wedding day? Then incorporate it into your seating plan! Whether you tie small bunches of dried lavender to your table plan, or use lavender pots as part of your table arrangements, your guests will love finding their seats.

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Give your place settings a country garden feel by tying a sprig of dried lavender to each napkin. You could even offer your guests little hessian bags full of dried lavender as your wedding favours.

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There are lots of lovely lavender wedding ideas out there and they will all look equally wonderful. Whether you want subtle lavender touches or lots of lavender decor, you can easily tailor it to suit your special day. shop-now

 

 

Olive Wedding Confetti and Decoration Ideas

Are you planning a rustic wedding celebration? Perhaps you’re dreaming of a beautiful wedding in Italy? Then you may love the idea of using olive wedding confetti and olive leaves throughout your wedding day. We’ve got heaps of fab ideas…

Olive Wedding Confetti and Decoration Ideas

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Olive Wedding Confetti and Decoration Ideas

While we adore pretty petal confetti here at The Wedding of my Dreams, we do think that olive leaves make a fab alternative for your nuptials. They are seriously on-trend with Pantone’s Colour of the Year, and they are an unusual choice that your guests will love throwing. Our natural linen bags look lovely filled with lots of olive leaves. You could even personalise the front of the bags with your initials and wedding date.

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Sometimes the simplest ideas look the most special, and our white confetti cones are the perfect choice for an Italian-inspired wedding day. You could also decorate your wedding venue with lace table runners or mason jars wrapped with lace, to keep your theme looking coordinated.

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If you want to create a rustic vibe on your wedding day, we suggest filling large hessian bags with handfuls of olive wedding confetti. Store them in various wooden crates for an extra nod towards your rustic celebration. You can also use wooden crates as part of your table centrepieces or to hold your wedding favours. Take a look at our favourite ways of using wooden crates at your wedding day.

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You don’t just have to stick to olive wedding confetti. You could mix it with other herbs and greenery such as mint, basil or eucalyptus. This will also have to give your wedding confetti a delicious fragrance, making that magical confetti moment even more special!

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If you and your hubby-to-be are literature fans or if you met in a bookstore, why not use the pages of a book as your confetti cone? You could create your very own book-inspired confetti cone by writing out your love story. Your guests can them scoop up your olive wedding confetti while reading about how you met!

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Your guests will love seeing a unique and unusual idea for wedding confetti, and it really is the perfect match for a rustic wedding in Italy. If you love the idea of using olive leaves throughout your special day, keep reading as we are treating you to some decor ideas…

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You can tie a bunch of olive branches to the end of your aisle pews or chairs. Lace, hessian or silk ribbon will look gorgeous!

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When it comes to aisle decorations for outdoor weddings, olive leaves are a wonderful choice. Simply line the aisle with lots of olive leaves – simple, stylish and an easy DIY job.

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A sprig of an olive branch is all you need to make your wedding place settings look beautiful. Tie your place settings in with the rest of your table decor by using olive leaves in your centrepieces too. You could even offer your guests mini bottles of olive oil as their wedding favours.

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Why not go all out and create a chic olive station at your wedding day? You can serve a variety of olives along with delicious wines and breads to accompany. It will look delicious and your guests won’t be able to resist a self-serve olive station.

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Olive leaves not only make a unique choice for your wedding confetti, they can be used to create rustic wedding decorations! Will you be using olive leaves throughout your wedding?

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How To Create A Confetti Bar – Step By Step Guide

A confetti bar is a fun and fabulous way to get your guests involved at your wedding day. They’ll adore helping themselves to the confetti bar, and it’ll give your big day a DIY touch. It’ll also make that magical confetti moment after you’ve said ‘I Do’ even more special. Plus, with our step by step guide it’s incredibly easy to recreate! Find out how…

How To Create A Confetti Bar – Step By Step Guide

How to make a confetti bar

You Will Need:

Cream Wooden Trug
Summer Mix Wedding Confetti
Brown Luggage Tags
Rustic Brown Alphabet Stickers

We suggest having a designated table for your confetti bar. Fill a wooden trug with some colourful confetti. We’ve opted for a gorgeous summer mix, consisting of various pink, purple and ivory petals. Our Sprinkle Me and Throw Me cotton bags are a lovely addition for your confetti bar, and you can offer them to guests if they’d rather take a bag of confetti.

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Using the luggage tags and alphabet stickers, spell out ‘CONFETTI BAR’ and attach each luggage tag to a piece of twine ribbon. You’ll need to measure the length of the wooden trug, so that you can tie the twine ribbon to each end. This will let your guests know to help themselves!

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As you can see, a confetti bar is super easy to create but it’s a wonderful addition to your wedding day.

Alternative Confetti Bar

There are lots of different ways you can create a confetti station. Take a look at our alternative idea for creating a unique bar for your wedding confetti…

You Will Need:

Glass Sweet Jar 14cm
Glass Sweet Jar 18cm
Glass Sweet Jar 24cm
Box of Dried Carpet Moss

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You could add a rustic touch by covering a wooden crate or vintage books with dried carpet moss. Glass sweet jars in various sizes can also be used to hold different colours and types of confetti. Simply hang your CONFETTI BAR sign above the glass jars or as a backdrop.
Wedding confetti bars are predicted to be a huge trend for 2017 weddings. Guests adore the ‘self-serve’ element, and it can definitely add a fun touch to your big day.

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Pink Confetti Petals, Silver Candles & Love Is Sweet Favours

This real wedding was set at the stunning Hampton Manor in Solihull. Their wedding day was bursting with charm, romance and lots of fabulous decorations and details. Do you love their wedding theme? Then read on to discover how you can steal their style…

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Pink Confetti Petals, Silver Candles & Love Is Sweet Favours

This happy couple used our pretty floral cones to hold their pink confetti petals. Featuring a pale blue, ivory and blush pink design, our floral cones are a beautiful option for a Spring or Summer wedding day. They would also fit in fabulously with a country garden affair.

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They decided to add a personalised touch to their wedding favours with our ‘Love is Sweet’ stickers. They added them to a jar of delicious sweets – the perfect gift for your guests to take home after the wedding day. You can personalise the stickers with your name and wedding date, making them completely unique to you! They finished off the glass jars with a hessian lid.

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We love how this happy couple decorated their wedding using hanging jars full of pretty blooms created by Passion for Flowers. Have you seen our blog post about hanging vases for Summer weddings?

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This real wedding featured the most beautiful table decorations and centrepieces. They used our silver ribbed tea light holders and our mini floating tea light holders to add a warm glow to their tables. They also filled mercury vases with a combination of peach and ivory blooms, as well as beautiful daisies. The effect was understated elegance that looked stunning.

Pink Confetti Petals, Silver Candles & Love Is Sweet Favours Glass vases for wedding ceremony tables white and peach flowers by Passion for Flowers The couple showed their guests to their seats in style with a birdcage table plan adorned with trailing ivy. A vintage birdcage table plan is a wonderful option for a English garden wedding in the Spring or Summer.

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Using a combination of pink confetti petals, silver candles and our ‘Love is Sweet’ wedding favour stickers, these newlyweds pulled off the prettiest wedding theme. Love this look? Head over to The Wedding of My Dreams to find out how you can recreate this gorgeous style!

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Wedding Venue: Hampton Manor / Florist: Passion for Flowers / Photographer: Richard Shepherd

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces – Real Wedding

Charlotte and Bradley tied the knot at the show-stopping Shustoke Barn, and used a pink wedding theme. Discover how this pair pulled off the prettiest wedding theme using wooden crates, confetti petals and our blackboard bucket centrepieces.

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces

Charlotte and Bradley added a touch of country charm to their wedding tables by using our blackboard buckets as their wedding centrepieces. These blackboard bucket centrepieces are the perfect fit for a rustic or country wedding. You can write the table name or numbers on the piece of blackboard. This loved-up duo opted for a delightful combination of blush pink, ivory and green blooms created by Passion for Flowers to fill their blackboard buckets. We love the fact that they used lots of little tea-lights to give their tables a warm glow.

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There are lots of different ways you could use our blackboard buckets centrepieces throughout your wedding. You could stack them up to use them as a stylish seating plan, or you could fill with fun activity books and table games to keep the children entertained.

Charlotte and Bradley also used wooden crates throughout their wedding day to add a rustic feel to their decor. They used the crates to hold the bride and bridesmaids’ beautiful bouquets. You can also use wooden crates to display your seating plan, or as shelves for decorations.

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The couple opted for pink confetti to use after they had said ‘I Do’. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to display your confetti, this real wedding is bursting with inspiration.

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You could display it in silver buckets for a dash of country garden elegance. They also look gorgeous in floral cones or our ‘Sprinkle Me’ bags.

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We adore how Charlotte and Bradley filled jugs with roses and used them to decorate their wedding venue. They used them to add a floral touch to their card and gift table, and it effortlessly added to the beauty of Shustoke Barn!

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Passion for Flowers have some fabulous ideas for their weddings, such as tying a simple luggage tag to each buttonhole. This is a fab way of avoiding any confusion on the morning of your wedding day!

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As you can see, Charlotte and Bradley’s wedding day was overflowing with gorgeous pink details. The perfect inspiration if you’re dreaming of a rustic or country wedding theme…

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Wedding Venue – Shustoke Barn / Florist – Passion for Flowers / Images – Gemma Williams Wedding Photographer

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