How To Use Succulents In Your Wedding

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It could be their unique shape, their organic color palette, or their natural beauty… Whatever it is you are dreaming of, here are five ways you can use succulents in your wedding.  Pick one or include them all!

1. BOUQUETS
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When you start wedding planning, the bouquet is at the top of the list.  A succulent bouquet is an excellent way to incorporate gorgeous greens into your flower arrangements.  Greenery bouquets are definitely a hot wedding trend, so why not fill it with succulents in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Making your own succulent bouquet is so simple with step-by-step tutorials found on Afloral.com.  While succulents are much hardier than traditional wedding flowers, like roses, choosing artificial succulents ensures that your bouquet will last a lifetime.  This is a great way to create a lasting keepsake from your wedding day.

2. BOUTONNIERES

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Your groomsmen can get in on the succulent craze too. Make your own boutonniere or shop our pre-made succulent bouts.  With mini Hen and Chicks or colorful sedum accents, you can design a buttonhole that the perfect match to your succulent bouquet.

3. WEARABLES

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Adorn your bridesmaids in succulent accessories.  Flower crowns, necklaces, bracelets, or wrist corsages… pick any one of these, make it up in faux stems, and your squad will be able to keep them long after the wedding.

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This succulent bracelet was featured on Green Wedding Shoes and is so pretty, you might think about making it even if you aren’t getting married.

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Or how about this STUNNING DIY necklace featured on Burnett’s Boards?!  With artificial succulents it is a showstopper that will never fade, wilt or brown.

4. PLACE CARDS

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Escort cards and table numbers are another great way to decorate your wedding with succulents.  Perfect for a rustic or outdoor wedding, combine natural wood containers and accents with artificial succulents to decorate your tables.

5. CENTERPIECES

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Last but not least, use succulents in your centerpieces.  There is not a single wedding trend that won’t work.  Glam wedding?  Incorporate metallic succulents.  Modern Wedding?  The bright green color and clean lines make them a perfect choice.  Use a few stand out stems in a floral arrangement or create tablescapes filled with a beautiful mix of succulents.

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Whatever you decide, you won’t regret using these impressive plants in your wedding.  For a fantastic selection of fake succulents check out Afloral.com!  If you decide to use our artificial stems in your event, we’d love to see it!  Share your wedding photos with us by adding #Afloral on Instagram.

Bouquet 1: Pumpkin & Pye | Evolve Photography // Bouquet 2: WedIdeas.com | Bridgett Anderson Photography // Boutonniere & Flower Crown: The Faux Bouquets // Bracelet:  Green Wedding Shoes // Necklace: Passionflower | Amanda Dumouchelle Photography // Place Card: Ash And Crafts // Centerpiece 1: WedIdeas.com | Bridgett Anderson Photography // Centerpiece 2: Audrey Chaney | Kim J Martin

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