Cascading bouquets are a timeless wedding staple, dating back to the 1920s and 30s before it surged back into popularity after Princess Diana’s wedding. The artful arrangement continues to be present in weddings today for its natural yet organized approach. If you prefer the dramatic trail and wide assortment of a cascading bouquet, check out these unique cascading bridal bouquet designs.
Stuffing the cascading bouquet from the top lets the arrangement shine and balance out the leaves or plants falling down to the ground.
If you’ve been dreaming of a wedding exactly like Princess Di’s, then don’t hold back on the cascading bouquet’s length and assortment.
There’s an understated in elegance in maintaining a consistent hue in your arrangement. Explore a variation of one hue in your cascading bouquet’s flowers.
Bouquets don’t always have to be bright or filled with color. Explore some darker shades in flowers and let the combination give your wedding that Victorian-inspired twist.
If you love making a statement with bold colors, a cascading wedding bouquet filled with roses could be the one you’re looking for.
Flowers don’t have to be the star of your cascading bouquet. Let the leaves and other green plants come together to reveal a unique but classic looking bouquet.
Woodland wedding bouquets are a hot trend for spring or summer weddings. Instead of adorning flowers with leaves, try mixing the cascading bouquet up with some pine cones or berries.
Weddings aren’t limited to an all white or motif-based color theme. Even flowers like peonies, roses, and tulips can be arranged to form a Christmas themed cascading bouquet.
If you don’t want the usual greens and bright colors to come together, maybe combining an assortment of colors works best for your big day. Play with contrasts between yellow and red, while green can only play a minor role.
Rose gold may be last year’s pantone of the year, but it continues to inspire different designs and wedding themes. The 2016 pantone’s light and neutral shade is the perfect inspiration for a cascading bridal bouquet.
Bright colors and greenery need not be the main elements of your cascading bouquet. This modern take on the bouquet uses quiet colors that come together to provide a classic look.
If you’re set on the wedding sticking to your motif, then your cascading bridal bouquet should follow suit. Consult your florist on what flowers share that one color and see how they can come together in your bouquet.
If summer and spring aren’t your favorite seasons and winter is just too cold, maybe your wedding should be in fall. Your cascading bridal bouquet can easily match with that time of the year.
Succulents have become a staple in homes, and they could also be the star of your cascading bouquet’s show. Instead of having flowers dominate the arrangement, see how succulents of different shapes and sizes can be put together.
Cascading bouquets don’t have to be “dripping” with flowers and leaves. This arrangement surrounds white roses with amaranthus to give the bouquet that cascading effect.
Keep the arrangement simple yet focused with a cascading bridal bouquet made up of large flowers. This style also works for those who want either neutral or bold colors.
If you don’t mind the cascading bouquet covering a portion of your dress, an oversized arrangement that goes sidewards rather than down can add that much needed flair.
Wheat, berries, and ribbons aren’t the only accessories that can transform a cascading bridal bouquet. Check out how this arrangement artfully places feathers to achieve a vintage glam design.
If you want to keep things simple yet amp up the romance on your big day, go for light, pastel-colored flowers in your cascading bridal bouquet. Have the greens or leaves trail down to achieve that waterfall effect.
The waterfall bouquet can also be achieved with just one flower and other elements trailing down.
This arrangement combines the calming effect of greens but balances the dominant hue with dark pops of color.
If the waterfall bouquet isn’t for you, then maybe having the flowers and other plants cascade out is the better arrangement. You could also have ribbons trail down instead of using leaves.
Bright colors need not be limited to one type of flower. Don’t be afraid to put together bright reds, oranges, yellows, blues, and violets into your cascading bridal bouquet.
If your wedding will happen in a desert area, this wild bouquet made up of orchids, jasmine, tuberoses, ferns, lotus seeds, and hellebores are inspired by such a location.
If you can’t decide on a few colors in your cascading bridal bouquet, why not have the rainbow inspire the arrangement?
Don’t be afraid to personalize each and every aspect of your wedding. If the theme is taking off from specific landscape hues like white and red, then have your florist arrange plants bearing those colors.
If bright colors or pastel shades aren’t to your liking, maybe the cascading bouquet can play on hues found in watercolor palettes.
The tropics are home to a colorful array of flowers not found in most Western countries. For a truly unique cascading bouquet, have the florist take inspiration from that side of the world.
Feathers and ribbons aren’t the only accessories that can spice up your bouquet. Don’t be afraid to add elements specific to your theme, like this watch for an Alice in Wonderland themed wedding.
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