One of the most exciting parts of planning a wedding is choosing beautiful and unique decor that represents the theme and overall style of your big day. Whether you're tying the knot in spring, summer, fall or winter, one of the most gorgeous details that you can incorporate into any style, whether simple or over-the-top, are things that have natural, eco-friendly elements. Not only do things like solar-powered lighting, fresh fruit favors and rustic log centerpieces add natural charm to your wedding, but you'll feel good knowing that your decorations are only adding beauty to your big day instead of waste into the earth. We've created a list of eco-friendly decor ideas to help inspire you to add a touch of nature and tree-friendly elegance into your upcoming wedding.
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Tree Log Centerpieces
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Dress up your wedding tables with a rustic log flower holder that's personalized with you and your new spouse's first initials. Not only is this a natural and eco-friendly table decoration, but it can be easily discarded after the wedding or if you choose to keep it, it's elegant enough that it'll look fabulous as home decor.
Seed Paper Confetti
Found on botanicalpaperworks.com
Made from biodegradable paper that is embedded with seeds, this confetti is perfect for eco-friendly weddings. It comes in a variety of packaged wedding favors like the Chalkboard Heart Confetti Favor or in bulk bags to make your own wedding favors or add to your decor. With 25+ designer colors to choose from, you'll surely find the right fit. If you're interested in seed paper, these posts might also interest you:
Solar Mason Jar Lights
Romantic lighting creates a relaxing and enjoyable atmosphere for all wedding styles. To reduce the amount of electricity being used during your special day, these Hanging Mason Jar Solar Lights charge outside in the sun during daytime and shine beautifully bright at night.
Freshly Picked Produce
Fresh fruit is not only full of delicious flavor, but its bright, vivid colour makes it the perfect decoration for an eco-friendly and natural wedding. For an easy, gorgeous and inexpensive wedding favor for guests, provide freshly picked peaches beside their table numbers. If you want to stick with a growing/garden theme, Seed Paper Place Cards would be perfect to pair with your fresh fruit. Made with biodegradable materials, the special paper used to create these plantable products is embedded with wildflower seeds that grow when planted. Not only do guests receive stylish favors that dress up wedding tables, but they'll be thrilled to plant their favor to grow a garden of flowers.
Honey Wedding Favors
Found on botanicalpaperworks.com
These delicious Honey Wedding Favors will add rustic charm to all styles of eco-friendly weddings. Local, pasturized honey is one of the sweetest and most cost-effective wedding favors you can give to guests because all you need to create them are little jars and the honey! To make these gifts extra special, we created a free printable to dress it up. Customizable and unique, these printables are available in pink, chalkboard black and a neutral tan shade and can be downloaded here. To make them even more eco-friendly, print them on biodegradable seed paper so guests can grow a garden of wildflowers that will help promote the natural habitat of bees, birds and butterflies!
Forgo the traditional silver utensils and use eco-friendly wooden ones like these. Not only are they natural, charming and rustic decorations for wedding tables, but the sweet message makes these wooden spoons a heartwarming keepsake for all of your beloved guests.
Pebbles are some of the most inexpensive and unique wedding decorations that you can incorporate. Not only do they add a natural, rustic charm to table tops, but they're eco-friendly alternatives to the traditional table numbers.
If you're looking for more information about eco-friendly weddings, take a look at this Eco-Friendly Wedding Inspiration Board for lots of great ideas. You'll also love this post about 6 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Traditional Wedding Elements.
Do you want even more stylish wedding ideas? Check out our entire Inspiration Boards page - we're always getting inspired by trends in the world of weddings!
Looking for more wedding stationery? We have tons to choose from including reply cards, menus, favors, seal and send wedding invitations and more! All printed on quality eco-friendly seed paper that grows flowers when planted.