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12 Ways to Add Texture to Your Bouquet


Photo courtesy of Holly Heider Chapple Flowers

If you want to give your wedding bouquet a little "wow" factor, consider adding a few unexpected elements to the mix. Accenting your blooms with some unique components will add dimension and interest to the arrangement. For your inspiration, we've rounded up twelve great ideas for adding texture to your bridal bouquet. 

1. Silver Brunia Balls

Photos (from left): Kate ConnollyMarie Papp

These soft grey accents are great for brides going for a vintage-glam look. 

2. Fern Curls

Photo courtesy of PANACEA Event Floral Design

Fern curls add a modern rustic twist to any arrangement. 

3. Thistle

Photos (from left): Emily DelamaterEnchanted Florist

We love the way these prickly blue starbursts add instant energy and movement!

4. Curly Willow

Photos (from left): CedarwoodEnchanted Florist

Weave these delicate gnarled branches through your flowers for that woodsy, whimsical feel.

5. Lotus Pods

Photos (from left): Enchanted FloristClary Pfeiffer

Introduce an exotic element to your bouquet with these decorative botanticals. 

6. Wire Vine

Photos (from left): Merryl Brown EventsXOXO Bride

These graceful greens would be the perfect touch for a garden wedding bouquet!

7. Scabiosa Pods

Photos (from left): Birds of a Feather EventsAnni Cee

These bristly honeycomb spheres are popular among brides going for a rustic style.

8. Feathers

Photos (from left): Always FloralChris + Jenn Photos

Mix in some soft, floating quills for instant glamour and romance. 

9. Seeded Eucalyptus 

Photo courtesy of Laurelwood Designs

These tiny pale green clusters are a great addition to rustic arrangements and work especially well with earthy tones and soft pastels.

10. Cotton

Photos (from left): Laura Leslie PhotographyWildflowers Inc.

Pair soft fluffs of white with sprayed greens for beautiful texture and depth. 

11. Craspedia (aka Billy Balls)

Photos (from left): Holly Heider Chapple FlowersLA Event Design

Billy balls are distincive, playful and perfect for bringing in cheerful pops of color!

12. Wheat

Photos (from left): Katie StoopsGina & Ryan Photography

We love the look of coarse wheat stalks for a rustic summer or fall bouquet!

Last Updated: September 17, 2014 at 10:01 am
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