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Some Brides Are Carrying Bouquets Made From Succulents Instead Of Flowers And They Are Stunning

These bouquets are gorgeous!

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It’s no secret that succulents are a home decor trend that’s proving to be just as durable and hearty as the desert plants themselves. All you need is a sunny window and a penchant for underwatering your plants — no green thumb required.

Since succulents are kind of everywhere now, it’s not at all surprising that they’ve made their way into the world of wedding trends. Case in point: Some brides are ditching the usual flowers and choosing to carry a succulent bouquet down the aisle. We love how the creativity that’s gone into designing these hand-held wonders draws from something old and something new in delightful ways.

Some brides are mixing their floral media, combining bloom-like echeveria and roses to get the look they want, as in this bouquet @fairyland.sherillobo posted:

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Today marks one month of me tossing my Bouquet!! (Can’t believe one month has gone by so fast) 02.02.2020 was our Special Day. I couldn’t stop myself from sharing this absolutely beautiful bouquet that I sat up all night making, it made my Wedding 👰🏻 Day even more special. Made with the gorgeous Succulent beauties from @fairyland.sherillobo . Here’s our take on a customised Succulent Wedding Bouquet. Swipe right – to check out the Boutonnières. PS – I had to toss a substitute Bouquet and not this one, as I was so in love with it. . . . . . . . #02022020 #tajfortaguada #tajhotels #succulentbouquet #succulentwedding #weddingbouquet #wedding #weddingflorals #destinationwedding #indianwedding #goa #tajaguada #bride #christianbride #succulents #cactus #cacti #succulentlove #succulentaddict #raresucculents #bouquet #succulentweddingbouquet #sunsetmagazine #succulentgarden #succulentlovers #plantsofinstagram #plantsmakepeoplehappy #plants #weddingflowers #fairylandbysherillobo @sheril.lobo @ashishfernandez

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Some bouquets forgo all of the traditional flowers in favor of all succulents all the time.

This one (posted by @rencamweddings) is a perfect fit for a wedding in Baja. Those spiky, spotted zebra haworthias create an interesting accent:

This post from @karen.schanley shows how colorful succulents can provide the perfect accent for whatever shade the bridal party is wearing:

And it’s not just bouquets. Boutonnieres are getting the succulent treatment, too. Check out the groom’s boutonniere in this post from @theseasidesucculent:

Some succulent bouquets mix in another design trend — sola wood flowers, which are made from the tapioca plant. This bouquet from @succulentartworks mixed succulents and painted sola wood flowers for a pretty boho look.

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Succulent Art Works ships bouquets and boutonnieres for weddings everywhere, and unlike a traditional flower bouquet, you can have your succulent bouquet shipped with a heat pack if you need it in winter.

The company’s succulent care page points out one more reason couples might want to go with succulent bouquets and table decor: Not only are the individual plants in these arrangements long-lasting, but if a leaf breaks off one of the succulents, it’s easy to propagate a new plant from it. You and your guests can take a bit of your wedding home, and the plant could live for years. What a sweet but subtle reminder of your special day!

Some couples aren’t limiting their use of succulents to bouquets.

This wedding (posted by @onlystudio0310) featured succulents in the table decorations:

And check out this wedding cake decked out by @greengardensucculents:

Such a lovely and lasting way to take your something-borrowed from Mother Nature.