There are so many things to think about ahead of the big day, but one of the most important considerations for many couples is making sure that their wedding décor is perfect. While many opt for the traditional route of having fresh flowers, more and more couples are looking into alternative wedding bouquets and decor to help keep costs down and stretch their wedding budget further.

In this blog, we list 4 cheaper alternatives to flowers at weddings and explain how we can help bring your dream day to life at Hyde Bank Farm.

1. Fabric flowers

If you’re looking for something that’s not only cheaper than fresh flowers but will also last longer than a day, you need to consider fabric flowers. These can be made using a wide range of fabrics, and you can keep them forever as the perfect memento of your wedding day.

Much like real flowers, you can choose the colour combination and customise your bouquet to suit your wedding theme, so you still have plenty of choices. Whether you choose felt or silk flower arrangements, there’s something for every bride and every theme.

2. Feather decorations

Feathers add a delicate and elegant touch to any wedding. They can be used to create beautiful arrangements or centrepieces that last longer than fresh flowers but create the same feel, whether you’re going for something understated or more opulent.

There are so many different styles and colours to choose from as well, so your options are endless. These feathers can also be reused as decorations in your home if you wish to keep them. Feathers are a particularly great choice for a themed wedding, like a 1920s or Great Gatsby theme, due to their glamorous and simple style.

3. Dried flowers

Dried flowers are versatile and can lend rustic charm to your wedding décor, making them perfect for an outdoor or country-inspired wedding. They’re long-lasting too, so your artificial flower bouquets could even be used as decorations in your home after your wedding day. Dried flowers are also very affordable – you can buy bunches in so many different colours, styles and sizes to suit your wedding theme.

4. Paper flowers

Paper flowers are an affordable alternative to fresh flowers and they’re just as delicate and beautiful. What’s more, you could make your own paper flowers or purchase them ready-made. Like all the options on this list, you can also choose from a wide range of colours and sizes.

Paper flowers can even be made from sentimental pieces of paper, such as newspaper clippings from the day you met. They’re also beautiful options for brides and grooms who want to incorporate their favourite books into their wedding decor.

Weddings At Hyde Bank Farm

Here at Hyde Bank Farm, we can cater to any style of wedding, no matter what your vision is. We can also put you in contact with a range of different suppliers to help you source the bouquets and décor you have in mind. For more information on how we can help you achieve your dream wedding, don’t hesitate to arrange a visit or get in contact with us at 0161 430 3582. We’re happy to consider all requests and requirements to make your day perfect.

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