42 Creative Ways to Use Succulents in Your Wedding
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42 Creative Ways to Use Succulents in Your Wedding

Showing up in everything from flower crowns and boutonnieres to favors and centerpieces, stylish succulents have taken the wedding world by storm. And because we’re such big fans of this hot trend ourselves, we’ve rounded up 42 fun ways to make succulents a special part of your own big day. Whether you use them to create a stunning ceremony backdrop, bring beauty to your bouquet or add a gorgeously green touch to your cake, there’s sure to be love all around for these simply spectacular superstars.

1. Colorful Succulent Wedding Invitations ($4): Share your theme right from the get-go by sending out succulent wedding invitations with pretty pops of color.

2. Succulent Flower Crown: Heads will turn and guests will gasp as you make your way down the aisle rocking our totally awesome DIY flower crown. (via Brit + Co)

3. Bold Succulent Flower Crown: Go big and bold with a statement-making flower crown in vibrant red and green. (via Wedding Boutique)

4. Colorful Succulent Bouquet: Pretty green succulents look especially eye-catching alongside a combination of red, yellow, orange and purple blooms. (via Style Me Pretty)

5. Boho Chic Succulent Bouquet: Love the boho wedding trend? Channel the vibe by asking your florist to recreate this stunning bouquet — or using it as inspo for your own DIYed version. (via Every Last Detail)

6. Southwestern Desert Succulent Bouquet: Featuring a unique combination of succulents, orange pin cushions, coral spray roses and more, this desert romance bouquet is the ultimate showstopper. (via Ruffled)

7. Burlap-Wrapped Succulent Bouquet: Succulents add the perfect finishing touch to this charming bouquet that’s just right for a rustic outdoor affair. (via Green Wedding Shoes)

8. Cotton Succulent Bouquet: Keep things understated with a country cool bouquet that artfully combines cotton and succulents. (via Wedding Chicks)

9. Mix-and-Match Succulent Bouquet: For maximum wow factor, mix and match different sized succulents in your bouquet or centerpieces. (via Jesi Haack Design)

10. Summer Succulent Bouquet: Planning a summer wedding? Pair a simple dress with a succulent and rose bouquet, plus matching coral nails and a colorful, eye-catching necklace. (via Heart Love Weddings)

11. Air Plant Succulent Bouquet: Air plants, succulents and anemones ooze originality in this totally non-traditional bouquet. (via Gabrielle Loves Tara)

12. Ring Pillow With Succulents: Let your ring bearer share the spotlight by sending him down the aisle carrying a moss-covered “pillow” adorned with simple succulents. (via Happy Wedd)

13. Succulent Flower Girl Basket: We just love unique flower girl accessories, including this moss-covered basket that’s sure to be almost as pretty as your bouquet. (via Hostess with the Mostess)

14. Billy Ball Succulent Boutonniere: Personalized flasks make a great groomsmen gift, while succulents and billy ball flowers offer a unique spin on the traditional boutonniere. (via The Frosted Petticoat)

15. Pops of Pink Succulent Boutonniere: A minty green succulent and tiny pops of pink pair well with a preppy polka dot tie. (via Style Me Pretty)

16. Country Cool Succulent Boutonniere: Couldn’t help but fall in love with the cotton succulent bouquet we featured up above? Don’t miss the chance to pair it with this just-as-awesome complementary boutonniere. (via Wedding Chicks)

17. Hanging Succulent Vases: Hanging jars or vases filled with succulents and flowers bring major style to your aisle. (via Something Turquoise)

18. Succulent Wreaths: Getting married at a church or in another indoor venue? Help give guests a warm welcome by hanging succulent wreaths out front. (via Style Me Pretty)

19. Succulent Ceremony Backdrop: A creative array of succulents makes for a totally unique, amazingly unforgettable ceremony backdrop. (via Chic Vintage Brides)

20. Succulent Escort Cards: Help guests find their seats in style by setting out these pots that also double as favors. (via Ruffled)

21. Let Love Grow Favors: A handwritten chalkboard sign adds an extra special touch to your succulent-themed favor or escort card table. (via Love vs. Design)

22. Hot Pink Favors: These hot pink favors are perfect for a wedding, gender reveal party or bridal shower. (via Lauren Conrad)

23. Lace-Wrapped Succulent Favors: Skip the terra cotta pots and give guests their favors in lace-wrapped, sand-filled glasses. (via Loverly)

24. Succulent Place Card: This tiny green succulent adds just the right dash of color. (via Elizabeth Anne Designs)

25. Succulent Table Decor: Your place settings and cake table just got even prettier with the addition of subtle yet striking accents. (via The Bride’s Cafe)

26. Succulent and Scattered Star Tablescape: Burlap napkins, scattered stars and pretty potted succulents make for one amazingly creative tablescape. (via Weddings with ZsaZsa Bellagio)

27. Egg-Shaped Succulent Centerpieces: Beautifully showcasing colorful succulents, these egg-shaped centerpieces are a reception decor must. (via One Wed)

28. Wine Cork Planters ($4): Planning a wine-themed wedding? These unique little planters can add a creative touch to your table displays and can also be handed out as fun favors.

29. Owl Centerpiece: Isn’t this owl centerpiece a total hoot? We’ve got a hunch your guests would love it, too. (via Ruffled)

30. Rustic Chic Centerpiece: A little bit chic and a little bit rustic, this unique centerpiece gorgeously combines succulents, flowers and berries. (via Casar Casar)

31. Citrus-Inspired Centerpiece: This sunny centerpiece surrounded by candles, tiny succulents and lemons is perfect for any citrus-inspired soiree. (via Wedding Chicks)

32. Succulent Pumpkin Planters: Fall fetes are extra festive when you display succulents inside pretty pumpkins instead of traditional pots or vases. (via Flower Duet)

33. Gold Patterned Cactus Planters: Why stick with plain white planters when you can have a blast dressing up tabletops with these gilded DIY masterpieces? (via Brit + Co)

34. Succulent-Covered Antique Bed: An antique bed covered in succulents makes a great addition to your outdoor reception space, while also providing an amazing backdrop for photos. (via Heart Love Weddings)

35. Hanging Succulent Planters: Forgo Chinese lanterns and keep things much more natural with the help of our DIY succulent planters. (via Brit + Co)

36. Neon Hanging Succulent Planters: Like the hanging planter idea, but want yours to showcase a little extra color? Neon straws and string make this DIY pop. (via Brit + Co)

37. Hanging Succulent Terrariums: Whether you position them on tables or hang them from the ceiling, succulent terrariums beautifully transform a room. (via Succulently Urban)

38. Succulent Cake Topper: Make a creative statement by topping an otherwise classic cake with a lovely array of flowers and succulents. (via Style Me Pretty)

39. Irish-Inspired Succulent Cake: Shamrocks sure do rock, but when it comes to adding a trendy touch to an Irish-inspired confection, we think succulents totally take the cake. (via Ruffled)

40. Handcrafted Succulent Cake: Just can’t get enough sugary goodness? This cake’s handcrafted succulents look every bit as rad as the real thing. (via Loverly)

41. Succulent-Inspired Cupcakes: Have your succulents and eat them, too, by serving up a batch of these super sweet cupcakes. (via Healthy Way to Cook)

42. Rustic Romance Succulent Cake: Add rustic flair to your day by displaying a succulent-adorned cake atop an asymmetrical tree trunk stand. (via Wedding Chicks)

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