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How to Use Succulents in Your Wedding - 13 Fresh Ways to Use them, Now!

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Succulents: The unique ways to include them in an Event 

What are succulents, and how can they be incorporated into your wedding decor? Succulent plants, also known as succulents, are plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions. The word "succulent" comes from the Latin word sucus, meaning juice, or sap. They are available all year round and very affordable!

Succulents are not just a trendy decoration - they're a game-changer for your wedding. With their unique shapes, textures, and colors, they can add a touch of whimsy, romance, and sophistication to your special day. Imagine a lush greenery installation wrapped around a rustic wooden arch, or a delicate succulent bouquet nestled in a vintage tea cup. Whether you're planning an intimate outdoor ceremony or a lavish reception, succulents can bring a breath of fresh air to your wedding design.


• Unique ways to use succulents in your wedding 
• 13 fresh ideas for ceremony style (A), bridal fashion ideas (B), centerpieces (C), reception style (D), and double work table setting (E) 
• Low-maintenance and affordable options for your special day

13+ Fresh Ways to Use them Now!

A. Steal-worthy Ceremony Style 

1. Pinecones 
Who knew that planting succulents directly into a pinecone would create such a beautiful hanging planter? This idea is perfect if you want to add some flavor to your wedding. I like that the string is not overly visible, so your focus remains on the plant. Alternate between pues or chairs
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2. Iron Crown Sculpture 
Alternate between pues/chairs with the pine cones
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B. Zinger Bridal Fashion Ideas

Greenery bouquets are definitely a hot wedding trend, so why not fill it with succulents in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Add them to your bouquet, wrist corsage, necklace, flower crowns (for your bridesmaids), and boutonnieres!

3. Bouquet
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4. Wrist Corsage
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5. Boutonniere

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6. Flower Crown
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7. Necklace
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C. The Trendy Centerpiece Ideas

8. A rustic wooden greenhouse/terrarium is a good container for a small succulent indoor garden!
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9. DIY Succulent Can Centerpiece - Upcycle those empty cans! 
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10. Succulents placed in driftwood to create a floral arrangement. 

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D. The Zinger Reception Style  

11. Entrance - Bricks 
If you have a stash of bricks laying around, use them to decorate the entrance. Add candles (your wedding color) and succulents (different styles) and make it your own! If you don't have any bricks laying or around, you can DIY your initials using a few pallets and add a few succulent (mix the colors)! 
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12. Bird Cage 
Rustic Idea - Turn a birdcage into a hanging basket planter with a few simple modifications and the addition of gorgeous plants! 
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E. The Double Work Table Setting

13. Escort Cards and Table Numbering
This idea does double work; it shows guests their name and table number ( add numbers to the front of the container) and goes home with them at the end of the night (favor)! 
This succulent decoration idea doubles as both a centerpiece and table number, and will compliment your outdoor wedding reception.

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Succulents: The unique ways to include them in an Event 

With these 13 fresh ways to use succulents in your wedding, you're sure to add a touch of whimsy and elegance to your special day. Whether you're looking for a unique centerpiece or a stylish bridal fashion idea, succulents are the perfect addition to your wedding decor. So go ahead, get creative, and make your wedding day truly unforgettable!

Related: (previous post)  Alternative Centerpiece Ideas

Updated: July 27, 2021 | Oct 10, 2021 | Sept 11, 2023 | Updated: May 18, 2024

1 comment:

  1. Succulents come in such a huge variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. They're quite beautiful! I especially like the succulent wedding bouquet and the pinecone hanger for succulents. Thank you for participating in Talent-Sharing Tuesdays Link-up 10.


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