11 Gorgeous Ways to Incorporate Peonies Into Any Wedding Budget
Peonies on The Bride's Cake
A cost-efficient way to incorporate these stunning blooms is to saturate them all into one place. We love this stunning one-tier bridal cake that proves that sometimes less is more.
Peonies as a Centerpiece
Whether you opt for a single stunning centerpiece or smaller ones scattered throughout your venue, peonies always make a beautiful statement piece. Combining peonies with other flowers may also provide a budget-friendly option to accent without overshadowing them.
Peony Draped Menu
So simple and so gorgeous! We adore this calligraphy-style menu draped with peonies and just the right amount of greenery to accent the punches of pink.
Peony Draped Table Runner
A more extravagant option, choosing loads of lush peonies to drape a table runner will envelop the entire room in its sweet scents. Opt for decking out the bride and groom's table alone to strategize your spending.
Beautiful Bridal Bouquet
The bride's bouquet should always be the star of the show. So if your budget doesn't allow you to make a serious splurge on your bridesmaids' bouquets, this is the place to invest in a picture-perfect peony bouquet.
Peony Place Settings
Perhaps the most cost-efficient way to help incorporate peonies throughout your rehearsal dinner or reception is to place a single bright peony at each place setting to make a simple stunning statement.
Arch of Peonies
Talk about living out our Pinterest dreams! We can't get enough of these extravagant arches that are sweeping the wedding scene lately. No matter what style strikes your fancy, a single, lavish corner of peonies among an arch of greenery can be just as effective as an arch full of them.
Peony-Draped Getaway Car
This peony-draped getaway car as just about as sweet as it gets. This goes to show that even just a few bold blooms can make every bit of a statement you could wish for.
Make Your Own Summer Wedding Bouquet
Forgo an expensive statement by making your own bouquet of blooms in this darling blush-and-bashful color scheme. Join Senior Stylist and expert floral designer Buffy Hargett to put together a dreamy wedding bouquet that you'll want to show off. This DIY wedding project looks complex, but pulling together your own arrangement actually isn't too challenging. All you'll need to get started is your favorite flowers. In this summer-inspired bouquet, Buffy's started with beautiful white O'Hara roses. She's added in some scabiosa, criss-crossing stems as she's grouped loosely in her hand. She also added in white mini callas, a large peony as a focal point, some wispy hydrangea for texture, and a gorgeous grouping of silver dollar eucalyptus. Polish off your bouquet with some pretty silk ribbon and a few decorative floral pins. No one will know that you made your bouquet yourself, because the finished product is pretty and elegant. Here's one DIY you won't want to toss!
A Floral Bridal Updo
No matter your bridal style, a peony-adorned up-do is chic and oh-so-romantic. Though flower crowns can be beautiful when tastefully done, a single lush bloom looks just as beautiful tucked into a bun.
Incorporate peonies into the groomsmen's boutonnieres to give them some serious wedding style. These need not be over-the-top and will look perfect in group photos.
This swoon-worthy splurge is truly what dreams are made of. We can already imagine twirling the night away under this lush overhanging. A single statement piece in the center of the reception is well worth the investment, in our opinion.