23 Beautiful Ways to Include Flowers at Your Wedding

If you adore flowers, make sure you read up on the best and most beautiful ways to include flowers at your wedding


Adding flowers to your wedding can totally transform the décor. We’re obsessed with all things floral at hitched so we’ve come up with 23 stunning ways to add some flower power to your wedding day.

If you are a big fan of flowers too, make sure you check out our guide to flowers and their meanings so you choose the right blooms for you.


Your wedding invitations are the first hint your guests get as to what your big day will be like. If you are planning on a dreamy wedding full of fresh blooms, pick floral wedding stationery to give your guests a little insight. Why not opt for a stationery suite so all of the stationery on the big day coordinates with your invitations and save the dates?

Easton Cards and Stationery have a stunning range of floral wedding invitations to suit all seasons.

Floral wedding stationery from Easton Cards

If you want a floral stationery suite, why not consider Hip Hip Hooray? We love their amazing matching floral stickers and envelope liners – little details make all the difference!

Floral stationery suite from Hip Hip Hooray

Floral envelope liners from Hip Hip Hooray


Your wedding shoes are a great way to have fun with your bridal look and to make a statement. Whether you’re on the hunt for flat wedding shoes, like these from BellaBelleShoe on Etsy, or go for sky high heels like these amazing Steve Madden stilettos.

Flat floral bridal shoes from Etsy

Floral heels by Steve Madden


Are you undecided about how to wear your hair on your wedding day? Browse our complete guide to wedding hairstyles to help you make up your mind, then accessorise with a pretty hair accessory with floral detail to coordinate with your floral theme.

These Heather Bridal Hairpins from Vivien J at Not on the High Street are a really delicate but effective way to dress up a simple up do.

Delicate hair accessory from Vivien J

Whereas if you want something that makes a bolder statement, what about the Sylvie Crystal and Pearl Wedding Hair Vine from Debbie Carlisle? We think it’s the perfect accompaniment to a 1920s style wedding dress.

Vintage hair accessory from Debbie Carlisle

If you’re looking for a more boho, romantic take on your hair accessories, why not consider a flower crown? If you love this idea don’t miss our guide to making your own flower crown.

Flower crown

For those that think a floral crown might be too much, you can always recreate the look on a smaller scale with a flower adorned hair comb – we have a guide to making your own floral hair comb too!

Bridesmaid Dresses

Dressing your best girls in floral bridesmaid dresses is a great way to add some flower power to your wedding and will look gorgeous in your wedding pictures. We have a roundup of floral bridesmaid dresses, but what about these gorgeous Phase Eight creations too?

Floral bridesmaid dresses by Phase Eight

Wedding Dress

Don’t forget yourself – you can choose an amazing floral wedding dress to match your flowery wedding theme. We cannot get over how stunning this Sassi Holford wedding dress is.

Floral wedding dress by Sassi Holford

Wedding Cake

What could be prettier than a wedding cake adorned with flowers? We can’t get over how stunning this cake by Charlotte Emily Cake Design is. Browse our top 10 floral wedding cakes for more gorgeous ideas.

Floral wedding cake by Charlotte Emily Cake Design

Cake Stand

Don’t forget your cake stand too! There’s no point splashing out on a beautiful wedding cake if you don’t consider a pretty wedding cake stand to display it on. A floral cake stand is also a great choice if you want to jazz up a simple cake. This cake stand from I Love Retro at Not on the High Street is perfect.

Vintage floral cake stand


What about your wedding table decorations? This is a great way to include flowers in your décor. Talk to your wedding florist to ask for ideas and think about your wedding theme for fun, unusual ways to make your floral centrepieces stand out.


Share the floral love with your wedding guests too by giving them flowery wedding favours. You could opt for cupcakes adorned with edible flowers, lollies with petals set in them or even actual fresh flowers.

We love these lollies from PetitePantry on Etsy but you’ll find even more inspiration if you browse our 101 amazing wedding favours list.

Floral lolly wedding favours


You could always give your guests candle wedding favours, or if you had your heart set on something else, why not dot floral scented candles around your venue and light them, to give off a gorgeous flower smell. A wedding trend for 2016 is to engage all the senses so make sure you’re on trend.

Paper Flowers

Paper flowers can be used in numerous ways in your wedding décor. You can make DIY wedding centrepieces from them, hand them out as favours or even fashion your own alternative wedding bouquet.

We have a guide on how to make your own paper flowers to help save some money!

Paper wedding flower


Steal some of Kanye West’s wedding style and have a flower backdrop at your wedding. It’ll look amazing in your wedding photos and can even double up as a backdrop for the top table, the cake table or as a photo booth background at the evening party.

Floral Archway

If you’re considering an outdoor wedding venue why not look into decorating your pagoda where the vows take place with a floral archway? Alternatively look into a woodland wedding venue and have a floral canopy to say your vows under.


Your groom can add to the floral feel at your wedding – give him and his groom’s party traditional floral buttonholes that match your bouquet for a unified look. If you’d like something a little more quirky, browse our round up of alternative buttonholes for some unique ideas, like these comic book flowers from MuscariWhitesFlorist on Etsy.

Paper flower buttonholes


Ask your groom to rock a floral patterned tie to brighten up the groomswear. If you’ve opted for floral bridesmaid dresses, you could always get a spare dress and ask a dress maker to make ties for the groomsmen from the fabric.


If the groom has his heart set on a plain tie, why not mix it up with a smart floral shirt? This look would work well with summer groomswear or at a spring wedding, and will prove to be an item of clothing your groom can wear time and time again.


By using props in your wedding décor, you can really bring your wedding theme to life. Our designer, Heather, had a vintage bike at her wedding which was adorned with flowers. This is a gorgeous way to bring a country garden wedding theme to life.

Floral wedding bike

Image credit: Beki Young Photography


We were also inspired by how Heather combined flowers and animals at her wedding! She dressed up donkeys at her barn wedding venue with fresh flowers. Why not add florals to your dog’s collar, if they’re attending your wedding? We have a roundup of the best dogs at weddings to inspire you.

Donkey with flowers

Dog with floral collar

Image credit: CupidCollars on Etsy


Wedding signs are a great way to make sure your guests know what to do and where to be, as well as adding to how pretty your décor is. Choose signs adorned with flowers to bring your floral theme to life. For more inspiration, we have the most must-have wedding signs for your big day.

Floral wedding sign

Chair Decorations

Not in love with the idea of a simple chair sash and cover? Why not decorate your wedding chairs with flowers – if you’re not sure how this would work, make sure you check out our gallery of wedding chair decorations, which includes this gorgeous piece from MagpieLinens on Etsy.

Floral chair decoration


If you’re marrying in a luxurious wedding venue with chandeliers or low hanging light fittings, talk to your florist and your venue about the possibility of draping blooms from them. It’s a hot trend for 2016 and will look amazing!

Now you’ve read our 23 stunning ways to include flowers in your wedding, don’t miss the most obvious one – our guide to wedding bouquet styles will help you pick a gorgeous wedding bouquet that suits you and your wedding perfectly.


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