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16 ways simple succulents can make your wedding day fabulous

16 ways simple succulents can make your wedding day fabulous


Written by Katie Byrne

Luscious and versatile, these sweet plants can make an eco-friendly addition to your big day...

 

Use succulents to... Add a pretty flourish to your wedding bouquet

Succulents are arguably the botox of floral arrangements: they have a fabulous knack of making bouquets look plumper and more petal-heavy, just by being themselves.

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Use succulents to... Create striking tablecentres

"We arranged the flowers and succulents in vases we had collected from thrift stores during our engagement," says bride Marisa of this gorgeous precious-metal display. See the rest of her wedding to Jason here!

Photography: Heather Hawkins Photography 

"We kept to a colour scheme of purple and cream flowers with succulents to add interest and texture," explains real bride Kari. See the rest of her and Nick's celebration here!

Photographer: Carlie Statsky 

"My favourite plants are succulents," says bride Laura. "I dotted them around our venue in terracotta pots and asked my florist to include them in the arrangements." See more of her wedding to George here.

Photography: Heather ShukerElizabeth Armitage 

 

For all-out wow factor: why not opt for a table runner creation?

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Use succulents to... Top your wedding cake!

When Hannah and Gavin tied the knot, they topped their stunning two-tone cake with a bunch of fresh foliage - including a perky succulent, centrestage. Also, we adore that medley of blooms decorating the table - don't you? 

Photographer: Ellie Gillard 

And why stop at the top? You can use them to adorn your cake in various stunning styles...

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Use succulents to... Add texture to your dessert table

On the subject of cake: add interest to your display with the addition of pretty succulents, arranged artistically with contrasting props. 

Photography: Megan Tsang Studio

We love how Rachel and James did it, too.

Photography: Heather Hawkins Photo 

Use succulents to... Make double-up escort cards and favours!

 

Want more creative escort card ideas? Click here.

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