It’s sunflower season and we’re feeling inspired! We love the flower for it’s cheeriness and boldness, so decided to compile a ‘sunflower themed wedding’ inspiration blog! It’s full of bright and joyful ideas and advice. Dive in and feel the sunshine!
All photos by directory member Freeformimages
How To Smash A Sunflower Themed Wedding
A Bold & Bright Sunflower Wedding
Sunflowers represent optimism, loyalty and love, and have been held in high regard in cultures throughout time. They are ‘happy flowers’… they just seem to lift spirits! They’re also tall and bold, growing towards the sun. What a perfect symbol for your wedding day!
Don’t be afraid to be bold and unapologetic. Seeing people being their authentic selves lifts the spirits of others, just like sunflowers!
Sunflowers are available to buy from approximately May to October, making them perfect for a summer or early autumn wedding. The golden tones and sunshine-y warmth set the scene perfectly! We’re big ‘shop local’ advocates, to reduce carbon footprint and support businesses on your doorstep. Our alternative wedding directory is full of awesome florists and alternative bouquet makers!
See more from Harriet & Rhys's sunflower wedding here
Over on the blog today,we’re super excited to share the magical & rustic sunflower wedding of Harriet & Rhys. This real wedding was full of fun and surprises including dodgem cars, alpacas, ice cream vans and lots more. All captured by the awesome Laura from Freeformimages Photography. Truly a perfect
Let the flowers shine - sunflower themed wedding styling
There are so many ways you can incorporate sunflowers into your wedding. Here’s a list of ideas:
- Flower crowns!
- Sunflower bouquets
- Buttonholes – you can always get a felt alternative buttonhole as a sunflower alternative
- Sunflower petal confetti
- Yellow hand painted accessories – (eg. how about a bowtie or hand painted shoes!)
- Sunflowers in vases on your wedding tables
- Sunflower Bunting
- Sunflowers wrapped around archways… or wrapped around anything you like!
Little other decoration is needed with such beautiful flowers! That being said, you do you! Add your favourite colours, mix with other flowers, or go crazy with fairy lights and candles.
The all important photo credits...
The Bride In The Sunflower Field Photo Credits:
Photographer – Freeformimages Photography
Wedding Dress – Evolved Bridal
Makeup – Michelle Stanford – Arbonne
Hair – Sparkles Hair and Beauty
Jewellery – Bish Bosh Becca
Hair Accessories – The Lucky Sixpence
Wedding Ring – The Molten Wedding Ring Company
Veil – Rebecca Anne Designs
Model – Don Lou
Real Sunflower Wedding Credits (see full blog here)
Photographer – Freeformimages
Wedding Dress – Frilly Frocks
Groomswear – Master Debonaira
Hair – Runway
Make Up – Olivia Day
Prop Hire – Rustic love Hire
Music – Yazzy
Tiara – Toppings and tiaras
Styling – Best day ever
Sweets – My sweets and Treats
Alpacas – Cadenza Alpacas
Cake – Mrs Smudgers Kitchen
Catering – Wild Thyme Catering
Venue – The Old Barn, Clovelly
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