Veggie Wedding Decor

Eat your veggies – and decorate with them too! Veggie decor is a hot trend. It’s  a great alternative to flowers, especially for brides trying to save a few bucks.

Luckily vegetable decor can be just as colorful as flowers so you won’t have to sacrifice on color and vibrancy! These vegetable boxes have a great rustic, farm-fresh feel to them.

What I like most about this veggie buffet table is the details. The artichoke pillars, cabbage bouquets and brussels sprouts runner are such great unexpected details. I would love to see a thick brussels sprout runner down the middle of a farm table. Gorgeous!

I don’t know about you, but when I think about a “veggie bouquet” I envision a bunch of carrots (literally), not the most sophisticated image. Thankfully, brides today are much more imaginative than that and are great as making fusion creations. Some bouquets simply incorporate vegetables like this hydrangea and artichoke bouquet as well as the kale and artichoke bouquet.

A bride can also totally surprise you and create something you never would have imagined before; like a bouquet that features heirloom carrots, purple kale and asparagus among its greenery and flowers.

Veggies can also be doubly efficient by being used as both the centerpiece and your candles. Here these veggies have been carved or wrapped around to house candles.

You could even continue the veggie theme through to your paper products, using radicchio to make a gorgeously designed stamp for your menu, invites, or thank you cards!

Photo One: youaremyfave.com; Photo Two: marthastewart.com; Photo Three: forgetmeknotweddingsblog.com; Photos Four and Five: pawleysislandposh.blogspot.com; Photo Six: whitelilacinc.blogspot.com; Photo Seven: greenweddingshoes.com; Photo Eight: greenweddingshoes.com; Photo Nine: tatertotsandjello.blogspot.com; Photo Ten: yesbride.com; Photo Eleven: marthastewart.com

Rebekah is a DIY obsessed, wedding and event design wizard who loves hunting her bay area      homeland for clever craft ideas, vintage gems, bargain buys, new pieces for her vintage rental line    and blogging inspiration. She and her husband live and  write in Oakland. Read her blog.


 

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  1. Posted by Jenn on August 11th, 2011 at 10:17am

    Love this post- who knew veggies could be so beautiful!
  2. Posted by Lindsay on August 12th, 2011 at 9:26am

    Love this idea. Absolutely beautiful. The cards at the end are really neat as well!
  3. Posted by -elza- on August 24th, 2011 at 4:17pm

    What a great idea! Especially love the candles! It's just so original! Brides are always looking for something different. This idea is definitely is! Thank you for sharing!
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