Alternatives to a Flower Bouquet

All brides know how expensive it is to get married. However, there are certain places in your planning that you can get creative in order to save money and have a truly unique wedding. One way to do this is to consider an alternative to a floral bouquet for yourself and your attendants.

Flowers, especially those that are not in season at the time of your wedding, can really add up to be a huge expense. If you are looking for a place to cut costs and get crafty and creative, think about using something besides flowers to carry down the aisle.

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If you are feeling thrifty, this might be a fun project for you! There are a couple of different approaches to take in regards to the brooch bouquet. The first is to just buy one that is already put together. However, these can be quite expensive because you will be paying for all the jewelry pieces and the assembly. The second option would be to make your own. Try visiting some thrift stores like Goodwill and finding some inexpensive brooches and pendants that will coordinate with your wedding colors. You can also check some local antique markets to find older pieces. Decide how big you want the bouquet to be and then purchase one of the spherical