There is a lot of emphasis put on the bride’s bouquet, and rightfully so. It serves as her main accessory, not just for the ceremony, but also serves an important purpose within the reception. However, it’s important to remember that the groom’s and groomsmen’s boutonnieres are just as important!
No, they won’t be throwing them over their shoulder to the single men in the crowd, but these charming accessories will be adorning their chests for the entire day. It’s important to create the boutonnieres to make an impression.
Here at I Thee Wed, we know how important it is for your wedding to be unique. That’s why we have put together a few tips to help inspire your wedding boutonnieres. If you are in search of a little inspiration, be sure keep reading to learn more:
· Metallic shine. When you look at your boutonniere, you may feel as if there is something that needs to be added. While you love everything about your bout, there just seems to be one small thing missing. Perhaps a little metallic shine will solve your problem. Spray painting parts of your boutonniere, such as the greenery or foliage, can add that much needed glam. Colors such as gold or silver would make a lovely addition to your boutonniere.
· Decal. Sometimes, your boutonniere just needs a little add-in. Items that correlate with your venue or theme are the perfect addition to your boutonnieres. If you are having a beach or ocean themed wedding, adding a decorative crab or starfish will make your boutonnieres pop. If you and your partner are avid fishers, you can add a bobber or a colorful lure to help your boutonnieres make a statement.
· A touch of art. There are many things that you admire about your partner, and vice versa. Perhaps one of those amazing qualities is incredible art skills. You have the perfect opportunity to add a unique and genuine element to your boutonnieres. If you or your partner are talented in sketching or painting, you can create your own mini pictures and turn them into a button to accompany the boutonnieres. If you have a talent for crafting items, this is your chance to shine! You can bring your own touch of art to your wedding boutonnieres for a truly unique flair.
Your wedding is filled with opportunities to show your unique style and personality. So, why leave your boutonnieres untouched when there is a myriad of possibilities for them to shine? Here at I Thee Wed, we want to help bring your wedding vision come to life. If you are ready to plan your big day with a greater area Cincinnati wedding planner, be sure to contact us today.
Photo Credit: Jeff Schaefer Photography