Splurge Vs. Save: Non-Floral Bouquets & Centerpieces  

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Hey, brides! Do you know what’s cheaper than fresh wedding flowers? Paper. I’m a big fan of crafty brides, and I love to see what a gal with a little DIY ingenuity can do. Broke-ass brides can save a ton if they opt to replace wedding staples like bridal bouquets, nosegays, and centerpiece arrangements with pretty paper flowers. Origami, anyone? On the flip side, there are some other handmade options that are totally AMAZING, but not necessarily any cheaper than using a florist....

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Alternative Wedding Flowers- Linen and Brooch Blooms!

by Azure

Special to OneWed by Bride Buzz Flowers are an essential part of any big day, but if disposable blooms aren’t part of your vision — you green bride, you — we here are Bride Buzz have a collection of bright, colorful and un-wiltable options to carry, toss and share on your Big Day. Our first pick?EmersonMade. Created by a husband-and-wife team, the creative enterprise creates the most adorable, hand-stitched linen blooms we’ve ever seen. The beautiful buds come in a...

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Recycled Bride: Floral Alternatives for Eco-Chic Brides

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Couples typically spend up to 20 percent of their wedding budget on cut flowers. From bouquets and boutonnieres to centerpieces and aisle decorations, many weddings are awash in mountains of roses, lilies, hydrangeas and orchids. But aside from being terribly expensive, conventionally produced flowers also leave a giant carbon footprint, are grown with tons of pesticides, and are tended by workers who aren't protected under Fair Trade guidelines. It's a little bit...

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