Bridal Blooms: Incorporating Spring Flowers into Your Outdoor Wedding

Bridal Blooms: Incorporating Spring Flowers into Your Outdoor Wedding

Milena Kukurekovic

Spring is a time of new beginnings, warmer weather, and blooming flowers. So it's no wonder many couples tie the knot during this beautiful season. Incorporating spring flowers into your floral decor is a must if you're planning an outdoor wedding ceremony. Not only do flowers add a touch of natural beauty to your ceremony space, but they also set the mood for your special day. 

In this blog post, we'll explore the most popular types of spring flowers for wedding ceremonies, share tips for planning your floral decor, and offer ideas for affordable DIY floral decor. We've got you covered whether you're looking for inspiration or guidance. So get ready to embrace the beauty of spring and create the perfect floral decor for your outdoor wedding ceremony.

Popular Spring Flowers for Wedding Ceremonies

Spring is a season of blooming flowers, and incorporating these delicate and fragrant blooms into your wedding ceremony can elevate the atmosphere to the next level. Here are some of the most popular types of spring flowers for wedding ceremonies and how you can incorporate them into your floral decor.

Cherry Blossoms 

Cherry blossoms symbolize new beginnings, making them the perfect choice for a wedding ceremony. You can incorporate these delicate pink and white flowers in your wedding decor in several ways, such as hanging cherry blossom branches as a backdrop for the ceremony or incorporating cherry blossom branches into your centerpieces.


Daffodils symbolize hope and renewal, and their bright yellow hue adds a pop of color to any wedding ceremony. Daffodils can be used as part of your bridal bouquet, in centerpieces, in aisle decor, and even as part of your wedding cake design.


Tulips are one of the most popular spring flowers and come in various colors, from bright pink to pale yellow. These elegant flowers are perfect for creating a romantic and whimsical atmosphere at your wedding ceremony. Use tulips in your bridal bouquet, centerpieces, and even your hair as a fresh floral accessory.


Lilacs have a sweet, floral fragrance, making them popular for wedding ceremonies. These beautiful flowers come in shades of pink, purple, and white and can be incorporated into your floral decor as part of your centerpieces or bridal bouquet.


Peonies are beloved for their lush, ruffled blooms and sweet fragrance. These flowers come in multiple colors, including white, pink, and coral. Use peonies in your bridal bouquet or as part of your centerpieces for a touch of elegance and romance.

These are just a few of the many types of spring flowers that you can incorporate into your wedding ceremony. By choosing flowers that symbolize new beginnings, hope, and renewal, you'll set the tone for a beautiful and memorable day. Feel free to mix and match different types of flowers to create a unique and personalized floral decor that reflects your style and personality.

Planning the Floral Decor for an Outdoor Wedding Ceremony 

When planning the floral decor for an outdoor wedding ceremony, there are a few essential factors to consider. Here are some tips for creating a floral decor that enhances the natural beauty of your outdoor venue.

Choose a Color Palette that Complements the Surroundings 

When selecting your floral decor, consider the natural surroundings of your outdoor venue. For example, if your ceremony takes place in a lush green garden, you might opt for soft pastel tones to complement the natural foliage. On the other hand, if your venue has a more rustic feel, consider incorporating earthy tones such as browns and greens into your floral arrangements. You'll create a cohesive and harmonious atmosphere by choosing a color palette that complements the surroundings.

Work with a Florist to Design Arrangements that Enhance the Natural Beauty 

Working with a professional florist can help you to create cohesive and beautiful floral decor for your outdoor wedding ceremony. Your florist can help you to choose flowers that are in season and appropriate for the outdoor setting. They can also design arrangements that enhance the natural beauty of your venue. For example, if your ceremony is in a wooded area, your florist may suggest incorporating branches or greenery into your arrangements to create a more organic and natural look.

Incorporate Floral Decor into Specific Ceremony Space 

When planning your floral decor, think about the different areas of your ceremony space and how you can incorporate flowers into each area. For example, you might use floral aisle markers to guide guests to their seats or create a stunning altar arrangement to serve as the focal point of the ceremony. Also, remember small details, such as floral accents, for your wedding arch or reception tables. By incorporating floral decor into specific areas of the ceremony space, you'll create a cohesive and visually stunning atmosphere that reflects your personal style and taste.

DIY Floral Decor for an Outdoor Wedding Ceremony 

If you want to save money on your floral wedding decor or add a personal touch, consider creating DIY floral arrangements for your outdoor ceremony. Here are some tips and ideas for creating beautiful DIY floral decor.

Flower Crowns 

Flower crowns are a fun and romantic accessory for brides and bridesmaids. To create a flower crown, you'll need floral wire, floral tape, and an assortment of fresh flowers and greenery. Start by measuring the wire around your head, then wrap it with floral tape. Next, add flowers and greenery to the crown by wrapping floral wire around the stems and securing them to the crown. Finally, mix and match different flowers and greenery to create a cohesive look.

Table Runners 

Table runners can add color and texture to your reception tables. To create a DIY table runner, you'll need a roll of kraft paper, floral tape, and an assortment of fresh flowers and greenery. Start by cutting the kraft paper to the length of your table, and then begin adding flowers and greenery to the paper by securing them with floral tape. Be sure to vary the size and shape of the flowers to create a natural and organic look.

Affordable Options for Sourcing Flowers and Supplies 

Consider sourcing flowers and supplies from local farmers' markets, grocery stores, or online retailers to decrease costs when creating DIY floral decor. You can also use seasonal flowers and greenery, which are often more affordable and readily available.

Making the Floral Decor Cohesive with the Overall Wedding Theme 

To ensure that your DIY floral decor is cohesive with the overall wedding theme, consider incorporating the same color palette and flower types that you're using throughout the ceremony and reception. You can add personal touches, such as meaningful flowers or items like twine or lace, to match the wedding theme.

Disposable Dinnerware for Weddings in Bulk 

While planning your outdoor wedding ceremony, it's essential to consider the practical details, such as the dinnerware. Disposable dinnerware is a popular option for outdoor weddings because it's convenient and easy to clean up. Here are some options for disposable dinnerware that come in bulk:

Compostable Dinnerware

Compostable plates and biodegradable utensils are excellent options for environmentally-conscious couples. Made from natural materials like sugarcane, palm leaf, and birchwood, they are biodegradable and can be composted after use. They are also sturdy and durable, making them ideal for outdoor use. Look for compostable plates and utensils that come in bulk to save money and reduce waste.

Plastic Dinnerware

Disposable plastic plates and fancy plastic flatware are popular choices for outdoor weddings due to their affordability and durability. Look for plastic dinnerware made from sturdy plastic that comes in bulk to save money.

Benefits of Purchasing Disposable Tableware in Bulk:

  • Affordability: Purchasing disposable tableware in bulk can save you money in the long run compared to buying individual items.
  • Convenience: With bulk purchases, you can have all the dinnerware you need to be delivered to your doorstep, saving you the time and hassle of shopping for individual items.
  • Reduced Waste: By purchasing in bulk, you reduce the overall packaging and shipping waste associated with individual packaging.


Party on, Smarties! With love, Smarty had a Party!

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