6 Bright Ideas For A
Sunflower Wedding Theme
A sunflower wedding theme is a magnificent
choice for a late summer or fall wedding. A favorite flower of many
people, there are many different options for mixing them into your
As with any wedding
, you will want to use sunflowers as much as
possible without going overboard. Below are 6 ideas to get you moving.
A Colorful Start
decorated with sunflowers are a colorful start to your
wedding experience. You can also use the same or a similar design for
all of your printed wedding materials.
Your wedding programs
thank you cards and any signs you use for your
wedding day can all be printed with sunflower designs.
for more ideas.
Down The Aisle
Start off your wedding ceremony with your flower girl throwing small
sunflowers or just the petals as she walks down the aisle. This will
pave the way for the rest of your wedding day, and you can also
decorate her basket with sunflowers as well.
As a bride you can wear them in your hair along with your bridal party.
Sunflowers also work well as pew decorations if you are having a church
wedding ceremony by themselves or mixed with other flowers of the
Have your bridal party carry a single sunflower or a small group of
them instead of a bouquet.
Colors Of The Season
Fall offers some great color choices that work very well with a
sunflower wedding theme. Gold and yellow along with deep reds, greens
and blues work well. Also, chocolate is a popular choice that can be
paired up with light blue or pink.
Tie these colors into all aspects of your wedding including your
decorations and accents for your wedding dress. These colors look great
as bridesmaid dresses, and they work as accent colors for the men in
the bridal party as well.
Decorating For The Season
season, and with it brings items of the season that can
be used as wedding decorations. Pumpkins, gourds, colorful leaves and
wine are four things
that come to mind.
try bouquets of sunflowers by themselves or paired
with other flowers of the season like hydrangea and roses. Dried
sunflowers of various sizes can also be used for centerpieces and other
decorative flower arrangements.
Another centerpiece option is to cut off the stems of sunflowers and
float them in fish bowls or other shallow vases filled with water. If
you are having an outdoor wedding, decorate wedding ceremony arches,
fences and other items with sunflowers.
It's Hard To Resist Cake
Instead of traditional white wedding
consider spiced, chocolate or
other seasonal flavor. Have your baker or cake designer finish your
cake off with fondant sunflowers or real (or silk) sunflower blooms.
You can take it a step further by finding a cake serving set decorated
with sunflowers, or top your cake off with a sunflower wedding cake topper
Don't Forget The Favors
Finish off your sunflower wedding theme with a gift for your guests.
Sunflower seeds come packaged in tulle or pretty favor bags, and there
are even chocolate covered sunflower seeds for a fun alternative.
Sunflower cookies and other traditional wedding favors
sunflowers can help to finish off your day and your wedding theme.
If you want to send your guests home with actual sunflowers, consider
growing small sunflowers in pots. Have one per couple or guest at the
table, and put them at the center of your tables so they can double as
your wedding centerpieces.