What is not there to love about the color and flower lavender? The romantic and ethereal feeling that is entailed by lavender sets the tone for weddings across all seasons and has been one of the trendiest wedding flowers for every bride. From keeping the bugs away in the summertime to being the perfect accessory for your modern patterned wedding dresses, from being an inspiration for alternative brides who are not looking for a crisp white wedding dress to being the perfect rustic details for a bohemian bride, the long stem and beautiful purple hue of lavender can be magic.
The pretty and refined florets of this purple-blue color flower are popular amongst perfumers and aromatherapists for its soothing scent that leaves its mark without overpowering. You can creatively bring in the genius ideas of using lavender in your wedding and carry the bloom to calm your nuptial nerves. From invitations to place cards, from bridal bouquets to boutonnieres, from dressing up wedding desserts to decking up reception halls, this sweet-smelling versatile flower can elevate the moods and atmosphere of any wedding on any occasion.
Whether you are looking for something blue for your wedding or budgetary flowers for your wedding decoration, whether you want to incorporate a few sprigs into your bridal bouquet or you want to accessorize your wedding dress, there are many ideas for using this beautiful flower on your wedding day.
Wedding invitation with lavender details
Add a regal feel to your wedding invitation by including one or two lavender sprigs in your invitation suite. As the first thing that your guests are going to receive, invitations and RSVP can be designed in a lavender palette, which will not only set the tone for the entire lavender themed wedding day but will also prove to be a great way to introduce the wedding theme to your guests. The deep and luxurious color evoking passion and health can be personalized to perfection for a radiating and exuberant feel for wedding celebrations channeling wine, grapes, and the finer things in life.
Lavender wedding dresses
Winning hearts every time it comes into play, the blush-hued lilac wedding gowns and lavender wedding dresses remain classic and romantic options for modern brides everywhere around the world. If you want to skip wearing a traditional wedding gown, but do not want to stray far from traditions, opting for a crisp lavender wedding gown will truly take everyone's breath away with its understated adherence to tradition as well as modern details. Perfect for cool summer weddings, alternate jumpsuits or knee-length dresses could be a beautiful pick for your wedding celebrations.
Lavender bridesmaid dresses
Another great place to add the color of lavender to your wedding is the bridesmaid dresses. Get your bridesmaids draped in some of the dreamiest lavender-hued wedding dresses by mixing and matching with lighter and darker shades of purple for a truly unique gang of dreamy looking bridesmaids. The whimsical and romantic lavender bridesmaid dress collections are sure to be a stunner on your wedding day as this color instantly turns the atmosphere into feminine and beautiful.
Lavender bridal and bridesmaid bouquets
For an organic springtime feel, the dainty sprigs of lavender are the perfect blooms for both bridal and bridesmaid bouquets. Soft pastel summer flowers like peonies and roses in shades of purple or a mix of lavender stems make for beautiful and inspirational bridal bouquets. Lavenders are the perfect way to add volume and color to large bridal bouquets, especially for slightly rustic and garden-style arrangements. The visually pleasing lavender bridal and bridesmaid bouquets are best when lavender stems are used sparingly in a mixed arrangement as the design might feel a little stiff and angular. The pleasing scent of lavender will calm your nerves as you walk down the aisle and make a promise of forever, and it can either be used as single flowers or paired with an equally minimal flower like baby’s breath.
Lavender flower crown
Nothing represents timeless, romantic, and free-spirited boho brides better than adding a lavender flower crown or even sprigs of lavender to the updo. The organic bridal headpieces made out of roses, lavender, thistle, hellebores, and exploding grass are perfect for a rustic and boho-chic bride to stand out on her wedding day. The simple and stunning lavender flower crown can be the perfect addition to both the bride and flower girl as a perfect finish to a lavender themed wedding. The organic and trendy bridal hair accessory can be the perfect way to fill the air with lavender inspired wedding details and have your guests remember your unique bridal look fondly.
Don’t leave the fellas out of the fun! Another timeless and romantic lavender inspired wedding idea, lavender boutonnieres for the groom and his gang of groomsmen is considered to be a wedding-friendly look as well as refined and masculine. You can also dress up your gang of groomsmen in some sweet lavender suspenders or by adding a little lavender to their boutonnieres. Lavender flowers are also the classic blooms for boutonnieres and the lavender color is splendid for pocket squares. Another amazing way to match your bridal bouquet with the groom's boutonniere, the natural twines of DIY lavender boutonnieres bring the arrangement together beautifully and create the perfect rustic combo. They’ll thank you for the stylish details that aren’t so in-your-face purple.
Lavender wedding ceremony decor
From whimsical altar designs draped with lupines, lavender, and lilacs looking straight out of a storybook to potted lavender plants posing as reception table centerpieces, lavender as color and plants is the perfect way to add natural decor to your wedding day, irrespective of the season and place you are getting married in. Lavender as reception table centerpieces will look lovely at a rustic and relaxed alfresco affair. The versatile lavender can be mixed with many different flowers like wheat sheaves and baby's breath to beautify your ceremony space by simply strewing them from the aisle to the altar. Lavender can be also used as pretty props in your detailed wedding photos.
You can replace rice and paper confetti or rose petal toss with loose lavender buds for guests to toss at the newlyweds after the ceremony as you exit your ceremony site. You can also fill up your confetti cones with sage, lavender, mint, and rosemary and ask your guests to toss them once the bride and the groom walk back up the aisle.
Lavender ceremony chairs
You can design small DIY arrangements of fragrant bundles of lavender sprigs in mason jars and hang them from the ceremony aisle chairs. Try tying the lavender bundles to the inner chairs for a romantic and aromatic ceremony aisle. You can also decorate and label the name tags of the reception seats with lavender sprigs.
Lavender reception decor
Incorporate the lavender color into your reception table linens for a dreamy look. Copper accents and lavender have been a popular wedding decor theme in the past and continue to win hearts as the dried lavender stalks fit right into the romantic tablescape with a copper color palette. Welcome your guests to the reception dinner with blooms of lavender sprigs resting on the menu cards or spruce up your springtime reception table centerpieces with white peonies, lavender, white roses, ranunculus, and pale pink roses which are perfect for the ultimate lavender themed wedding. The rustic lavender stems look artistic and rustic for a relaxed wedding affair in the summertime or spring. For your welcome reception table idea, scatter lavender bunches or a single sprig in vases and other decor items around your reception area for an impressive way to captivate your wedding guests with the unmatched color and aroma. You can also paint the empty bottles in mismatched lavender hues for your welcome table idea. Add a little lavender to your centerpieces in your indoor reception to make the whole room smell ah-mazing!
For a summer wedding, adding lavender to your cocktails for a light and the sweet floral flavor is the ultimate way to add a little twist to the signature cocktail menu. Mix up a personalized cocktail infused with lavender for a cool and refreshing experience, like lavender blueberry mojitos or lavender vodka lemonades, and make your guests forget the hot weather outside as they take sips from these summer-inspired lavender cocktails. Include lavender as a simple syrup for cocktails or use lavender to garnish cocktails and offer your guests a refreshing glass of summer drink in lavender-infused cocktails. Culinary-grade lavender can be used to adorn cocktails where sprigs of lavender can be added to cocktail glasses for a light and sweet floral flavor. To top off the entire cocktail reception decor add lavender-colored straws to the cocktail drinks and extend your lavender wedding theme all the way to the drink table.
Simple sprigs of lavender against gold or copper accents can dress up a place setting and make it look elegant. Ranging from wedding inspirations like gluing lavender flowers to welcome gift bags' name tags to adding small touches of lavender illustrations to the wedding stationery suite, we are awed by so many ways to add lavender to different elements of your ceremony and reception. You can also tie sprigs of lavender into your place settings or fill a vintage wooden box to display your escort cards for an ultimate spring-inspired wedding day. From creating an incredible flower stand with sprigs of lavender that stands as reminiscent of the good old French farmers market to filling up little bouquets of lavender with guests’ calligraphed name and table number on the paper holding them, your lavender inspired wedding details will be the perfect accessories for a springtime wedding. You can also grab some paint brushes and watercolor paint and create lavender watercolor place cards or nestle guests' place cards in boxes of dried lavender buds for adding a personalized touch to your wedding day.
Lavender wedding favors
Send your guests home with your wedding’s signature scent! From cute and custom lavender favor bags imprinted with the couples' initials fitting the wedding theme perfectly to adding a touch of France by fabulous lavender sachets bearing old vintage perfume labels, the long stem and beautiful purple hue of lavenders is the perfect herb to add a pop of color to your customized and DIY wedding favors. Nothing can be a more soothing takeaway for your guests than doling out lavender sprays or lavender seed packet favors which your guests can use in their gardens and remember your wedding fondly even years later. The absolutely lovely lavender soap wedding favors can also be a perfect thank you gift for your bridesmaids for its sweet smell along with lavender oils and bath bombs that can be added for a sweetly aromatic and intoxicating experience. Search our local markets and fill up your welcome basket with lavender sachets or mini-bouquets of lavender or assemble bags of lavender potpourri which can also be turned into DIY wedding favor fun for yourself along with your wedding gang. Your guests well remember all the fun they had at your wedding every time they catch a whiff of their blooming lavender.
Lavender wedding cake and desserts
A lavender-themed wedding calls for lavender-themed desserts! Continue your lavender obsession through to the food and dessert tables and incorporate them creatively into cocktails, teas and lemonades, and beautiful macaroons. The possibilities of edible lavender are endless whether you just want to dress up your desserts with it or make them edible. You can get your wedding cake infused with delicious lavender flavor or ask your baker to decorate the wedding cake with delicate lavender pieces. The unexpected touches of this simple flower can be an addition to the wedding menu that will display your little adventurous side without overpowering the gourmet culinary taste. Wedding cakes infused and embellished with fondant rope, lavender, and other florals, or a white buttercream cake dressed up with lavender details, are perfect winter wedding details as well as summertime and spring weddings. Culinary grade lavender can be mixed with cocktails along with using it for baking and cooking various wedding dishes. From enhancing your dessert table with lavender colored desserts like macaroons, frosted cupcakes, or cookies to dressing up your cheese board with sprigs of lavender, or a small forest of lavender atop a naked cake, or a few sprigs of lavender on a decadent tiered white cake, or lavender colored icing with sprinkles for all the desserts are some of the perfect ways of reimagining elegant wedding accessory details in lavender color into your wedding.
Ranging from the gorgeous photos of lavender wonder to becoming one of the most loved wedding color palettes, the purple-hued details of this magnificent flower makes it the perfect addition for wedding whites. One of the rare colors that instantly brightens up everything that it touches, ranging from traditional and modern bridal hairstyles to decking up wedding reception details there is no doubt that lavender is considered to be a symbol of love, good luck, and devotion in weddings across the world.
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