By Renuka Sudhir Last Updated:
Talk of any community, culture, or religion from all over the world, no wedding is complete without flowers. Be it beautifying the ambience and the décor, or showering the newlyweds with petals, flowers play an important role in any wedding. Initially what used to be simple garlands or rangolis made of assorted petals, have now progressed to intricately woven garlands with a variety of flowers, thoughtfully arranged bouquets, and a careful selection of flowers based on their colour, fragrance and even appearance!
Adding fresh flowers to wedding decor is an idea that never goes out of fashion. You can use them to decorate the stage, mandap, tables, chairs, etc. Keep reading to find some unique ways to add flowers to your wedding decor.
Decorate the wedding mandap with flowers. You can use any colour flowers to stick them on the roof of the mandap. Do not decorate the entire mandap with flowers, since it will look crowded.
Do you want to make your venue entrance look grand? Then, you can try placing a curtain made of white or marigold flowers near the wooden entrance door.
If you are to take your wedding vows as per Christian traditions, then you can decorate the centre of the stage with flowers. Make sure you leave some place for the guests to enter the seats while decorating the sides with fresh flowers. You can even decorate the aisle with similar flowers.
The place where you and your husband are to be seated after the wedding can be decorated with fresh flowers. You can place flowers on the sides of the stage entrance or on the sides of the steps to the stage. Also, the back side of the sofa on the stage can be decorated with some bouquets made of fresh flowers.
Place a swing as your wedding stage instead of a couch or a sofa, and decorate it with garlands of white, red or marigold flowers.
You can hang flowers with a string on the roof of the wedding aisle or the wedding mandap. These can be lilies or orchids.
Fresh flowers can be decorated in the form of a tree, bouquet or any other shape, and can be kept at the centre of the table.
You can add luxury to your wedding decor by adding a diya and flower combination. If your wedding is in the evening, then these decorations will certainly look good and give that royal touch to your complete wedding decor.
If it is a beach wedding, decorate the wedding aisle with rose petals, making it look like a red carpet.
If you have a wooden wall in your wedding venue, then decorate it with some flowers. Keep a selfie stick and call this area the selfie zone.
If your wedding is during the day, then try making garlands with pink, orange, violet, and white flowers. While making the garlands, keep the flowers at a distance from each other, and then hang the garlands near the buffet counter, stage, photo booth (if you have one), or the entrance.
If you have a staircase at your wedding venue, then use a few bouquets or flower garlands to decorate it. It will not just give a grand look but also, make the entrance for the guest beautiful.
Rukhwat is the set of stuff that the bride takes with her after the wedding. It is decorated at Maharashtrian weddings. You can add fresh flower petals at the sides of the area where the Rukhwat is decorated.
If the wedding is organised at your house instead of a hall, then decorate the gate and windows with flower garlands instead of lights.
A canopy made of fresh flowers can be used to decorate the stage at any wedding.
Place an artificial tree as a centrepiece and add empty lanterns to a few of its branches. Decorate these with flowers.
Add a chandelier to your wedding stage, and decorate it with different flowers. You can use orchids, white lilies, and red roses for instance.
You can use red, orange, pink, or yellow dupattas to decorate the wedding mandap, and then add different flower garlands to it.
Place a heart made of different flowers or flower petals at the entrance or at the photo booth, during your wedding. This will ensure good background for the guests to click pictures.
Make garlands of different colour flowers, and hang it against a wall. Call this area a photo booth and you can also keep some props near it for added effect.
Making the best use of flowers for your wedding decor is not easy, we agree. But when you get it right, it is totally worth the effort. Decorate your wedding venue with fresh flowers, and make it memorable for you as well as your guests. Which one would you like to duplicate for your wedding? Let us know in the comments section below.
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