Go Green! Our how-to guide for styling your wedding with plants
There’s something about indoor plants that adds energy to a room. Maybe it’s their magical air purifying powers. Or the way they make us feel like we’re bringing a slice of the outdoors in. Or maybe it taps into our innate need to love, nurture and care for something other than ourselves (wow, so deep!).
Whatever the reason, indoor plants are trending big time and while styling your home with plants is nothing new, styling your wedding or event with plants is an emerging trend that’s definitely gaining momentum.
Now we’re not suggesting you use plants instead of florals for your wedding or event. You don’t have to choose!
What we are saying is that potted plants can complement florals as an affordable way to transform your event space, make an area feel cosier and add a pop of green to even the drabbest of rooms. So let’s look at the benefits of using plants in your wedding design and how you can style them so they look like they were born to be there, rather than sticking out like a sore (green) thumb.
There’s a plant for every occasion
One of the stand out advantages of potted plants is that no matter the style or atmosphere you’re looking to create for your wedding or event, there’s a plant to fit the bill.
Channelling contemporary, minimalist vibes for your wedding day? Opt for a giant birds of paradise, fiddle leaf fig or a gorgeous rubber plant.
Prefer a more tropical look with a beachy bride aesthetic? Try monstera plant or golden cane palm.
Want to go full boho babe complete with cactuses and succulents? Do it!
Whatever your style, there is a plant out there to suit.
It’s easy being green
With sustainability a cause that is close to the hearts of many, using potted plants to style your wedding is a great way to make a space look beautiful and do your bit for the environment at the same time.
Plants are living breathing things that will (hopefully), continue to be living breathing things long after your event is done and dusted so they won’t end up in landfill at the end of the night.
Take a piece of the day with you
Which leads us to another beautiful benefit of styling with plants - you can keep your wedding plant babies and repurpose them to style your home. A living reminder of your special day!
Plants can also be used to style your tablescape or grazing station then double as a super cute favour for guests to take with them at the end of the evening.
Easy on the eyes and the hip pocket
In the same way that you can hire furniture and styling items for your wedding, you can hire potted plants for the night too, exclusively to Honey Lane Clients. Genius, right?! This can save you a whole lot of time, a whole lot of money and a whole lot of energy at a time when, let’s face it, you probably don’t have any of these things to spare.
If you’re looking for inspiration, or to purchase a potted plant make sure you check out our Honey Lane sister company, Captain Monstera. Not only are their plants seriously beautiful but they’re the most pampered plants in town. Who knew polishing leaves was a thing?!
All you need to do is select the plants you’d like and they will deliver them to your event ahead of time, style them within the space, and bump them out at the end of the night. Magic!
I hope we’ve given you some food for thought around how you can incorporate some lush potted greenery into your next event.
If you’ve got any wedding or event styling questions, don’t be shy, we’d love to hear from you!
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