7 Things That Your Flower Girls Can Carry Instead of Flowers

As beautiful as flower bouquets can be, sometimes you just want to add a twist or unique element to that once-in-a-lifetime event that is your wedding day. So instead of having your flower girls carry the usual flowers, why not choose from the fun and unique ideas below to make your special day even more special!

Bride and Breakfast: Ideas and Tips 7 Things That Your Flower Girls Can Carry Instead of Flowers


1. Balloons

Instead of a bouquet of flowers, have your flower girls carry a bouquet of mini balloons. This is a real dreamy alternative, and it will give your photos an added pop of color!


2. Pinwheels or ribbon wands

Photo: Jeff & Lisa Photography | Real Wedding: Tales of Sophistication and Romance

This will add a sense of whimsical playfulness to your wedding. And I’m sure your flower girls will have fun carrying (or playing with) them as well.


3. Wreaths or garlands

Photo: Love Train Studios | Real Wedding: An Enchanting Blush and Blue Boho Wedding in Iloilo

After your flower girls carry the wreath or garland down the aisle, they can then lay them down on the wedding altar to make for an even prettier, flower-filled altar.


4. Signboards

Photo: Nicolai Melicor | Real Wedding: Gallantry and Grace

You can paint the word “Love” or lines such as “Here comes the bride” or “Wait ‘til you see her” onto the signboards. Don’t you think it’s such a lovely way for the flower girls to welcome the bride?


5. Parasols

Photo: Nelwin Uy | Real Wedding: Romantic Reverie

This will add a dainty touch to your wedding. Your little flower girls will look adorable and ladylike as they carry these umbrellas!


6. Fairy lights in a mason jar

This will surely make for a magical wedding. I mean come on, who doesn’t love fairy lights? It’s the perfect way to light up the aisle (literally) for the bride.


7. Bubbles

Fun, quirky, and absolutely pretty to look at (especially in pictures), have your flower girls blow out bubbles as they walk down the aisle! I’m sure they’ll have fun too!


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