When I started blogging, there were some wedding details I already knew I loved. Others have kinda snuck up on me and forced me to fall in love with them – none more so than boutonnieres. But who can blame me? Ten years ago they were pretty standard and uninspiring, and now they’re yet another opportunity for a couple (and especially a groom) to stamp a bit of personality on the wedding. While I adore flowers, I also love the fact that other materials are now commonly being used, including feathers, buttons, berries and even fun miniatures. These cheeky little statements can really inject some fun into proceedings (and appease the groom who doesn’t want to wear a flower on his lapel.) I see examples I love all the time (and I’m pretty sure this will be a repeat feature!) but for now, here are 25 that made me go ‘ooooh!’
Classic… with a twist
Lily with typewriter keys via Style Me Pretty; white flower with key: Caroline Ghetes via Magnolia Rouge; succulent via Ruffled; cotton via Ruffled; family photograph locket from Martha Stewart via Valley & Co.; billy button and berries via Style Me Pretty; grosgrain bow by Fritts Rosenow.
Fabric leaf with buttons: Jagger Photography via Once Wed; knitting balls via Ruffled; fabric flower on shirt: Caroline Ghetes via Style Me Pretty; blue and yellow buttons on shirt from The Inspired Bride; orange and yellow buttons: Kenny Nakai via Junebug Weddings; rickrack bouquet via Ruffled.
Airmail bicycle: Josephine Sicad via Rock ‘n Roll Bride; nautical by Fritts Rosenow; succulent trophy by Postcards & Pretties; shell via Southern Weddings; pencils: Sugar Branch Events via Grey Likes Weddings; pinwheel via Ruffled; stag by Fritts Rosenow.