The Smart Bride's Guide to Wood Flower Bouquets

November 22, 2022

Guide to Wood Flower Bouquets

A bride's bouquet is one of the most important aspects of her wedding day. It not only adds beauty and elegance to her overall look, but it also has a special meaning. Traditionally, flowers have always been associated with changing seasons. For a bride, carrying a bouquet on her big day is a way of representing new beginnings, hope, and happiness. The only downside to traditional flowers is that they're often expensive and can wilt quickly. And, let's be honest, they're not exactly eco-friendly. This is where wood flower bouquets come in.

Wood flower bouquets are the perfect solution for brides who want all the beauty of fresh flowers without the hassle or expense. Plus, they last forever! If you're looking for something beautiful yet practical and still one-of-a-kind, wood flower bouquets are the way to go. Here's everything you need to know.

What Are Wood Flower Bouquets?

Sola (or "shola") wood flowers are made from a marshy plant scientifically known as Aeschynomene aspera. They're lightweight and sturdier than real flowers but not as rigid as one might think. Wood flower bouquet petals are actually quite soft to the touch, making them incredibly appealing as bridal bouquet substitutes. The natural color is white, but they can be dyed any color you like. Each wood flower is handcrafted and then preserved in a way that allows it to retain its shape and color for years to come.

Wood flowers are often mistaken for real ones, but there are a few key differences. For starters, wood flowers don't have any pollen. This makes them ideal for people with allergies. They also don't require any water or sunlight, so you never have to worry about them wilting or dying on you. And, since they're made from wood, they're completely biodegradable!

In terms of cost, wood flowers are often more affordable than their fresh counterparts. With wood flower bouquets for your bridal party, you can experience huge savings on wedding day floral arrangements, which frees up your budget for other exciting aspects of your wedding day or your new life as a married couple.

Why Brides Choose Wood Flower Bouquets

There are many reasons why wood flower bouquets have become a popular choice for brides, particularly in recent years. Here are just a few of the benefits:

They're Beautiful

This is probably the most obvious reason, but it's worth mentioning. Wood flowers really are absolutely stunning. They're most commonly chosen for their natural, rustic beauty, but they can also be made to look quite elegant and sophisticated. No matter what your wedding style or theme is, wood flower bouquets can be made to complement it perfectly. They come in an excellent variety of shapes and sizes, so you're sure to find the perfect ones to suit your vision. And, since they can be dyed any color, you have complete control over how they look.

They're Durable

As we mentioned, wood flowers are incredibly sturdy and durable - you can drop them, and they won't break. Also, they won't wilt in the heat or droop in the cold as fresh flowers can. If you're looking for a bouquet that will last all day (and into the night), wood flower bouquets are the way to go.

They Last Forever

When properly cared for, wood flower bouquets can last forever. Once your wedding day is over, you can keep your wood flower bouquet as a lasting memento or even pass it down to future generations. It's the perfect way to keep the memories of your big day alive for decades to come.

They're Eco-Friendly

Wood flowers are sourced from sustainable woodlands, completely biodegradable, and don't require any water or sunlight, which makes them much friendlier to the environment than traditional bouquets. Additionally, wood flowers can be reused or upcycled into other home decor items after your wedding, further reducing their environmental impact.

Choosing Wood Flower Bouquets

At Luv Sola Flowers, we specialize in assorted wood flowers for wood flower bouquets with a wide variety of styles to choose from. No matter what your vision is, our shop carries wood flowers, fillers, and supplies to help you achieve it perfectly.

Not sure how to incorporate wood flower bouquets into your wedding day? Check out these wood flower bouquet inspirations to get some ideas:

Boho Chic

For a rustic, bohemian-inspired wood flower bouquet, choose wildflower-inspired blooms in earthy tones, such as our Closed Eclipse and Sunflower Daisy wood flowers. Add some greenery for extra texture and fullness.

Soft Romance

If you're planning a classic romantic wedding, wood flower bouquets are a perfect way to bring your vision to life. Choose romantic blooms such as our French Rose and Bellatrix wood flowers in muted colors. Greenery and fillers are definitely key for this look - add plenty of it!

Glamorous Garden

For a sophisticated, luxurious garden wedding, wood flower bouquets are a must. Opt for blooms such as our Vanilla Sky and Orchid wood flowers. Add a few sprigs of preserved German Statice for extra fullness and opulence.

Modern Minimalism

For a minimalistic wedding, choose wood flower bouquets in unexpected shapes and colors. Think geometric arrangements of all-white or black blooms, such as our Calla Lily and Chrysanthemum wood flowers from our Fifth Avenue Collection. Finish off your bouquet with a simple silk ribbon in a coordinating color.

Beach Bliss

For a coastal-set wedding, wood flower bouquets are the perfect way to carry the beauty of the ocean to your big day. Try our White Pearl and Serenity wood flowers in peaceful, pastel colors. Add some sea glass, shells, or dried Baby's Breath to really bring the beach vibes home.

Bride's Guide to Wood Flower Bouquets

Wood Flower Bouquets and Arrangements for Your Wedding

At Luv Sola Flowers, we specialize in wood flowers for all of your wedding needs, including wood flower bouquets, boutonnieres, centerpieces, and more. All of our wood flowers are handmade from start to finish, and you can dye them to match your wedding colors perfectly.

Not sure where to start? Check out our shop for inspiration or contact us today by filling out our online form - we would love to help you bring your vision to life!

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