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Potted Plants Are The Wedding Decoration That Keeps on Giving

SMP Contributor

It's true, potted plants truly are the fresh and unique wedding trend that keeps on giving! Not only would they make a bold and beautiful statement displayed along your aisle or bordering the reception entrance, but they're the perfect way to furnish your home after the wedding!

Whether your style is crisp and refined, with lots of cement accents, or romantic and whimsical, with touches of terracotta and sun-bleached clay, a well-selected collection of planters can perfectly reinforce your wedding aesthetic. We're taking a look at all the fun ways you can incorporate potted plants into your wedding decor and why they're the perfect choice to create a fresh and unique aesthetic at your wedding.

Repurpose after the wedding

After the wedding is over not only will you have an album full of stunning images and a heart full of precious memories, you could also have some fresh green decor in your house. The chances are that the look and feel of your wedding fairly closely mirror your day to day design preferences. Whether you lean towards modern or classic, repurposing potted plants from your wedding will give you great decor pieces that will likely match your existing decor perfectly!

Better yet, if you choose to gift small potted plants to your guests at their place settings they will be able to reuse them at home! Potted plants are a great way to add interest to your tabletop decor in a simple and refined way.

Add depth & texture to the decor

Mixing stone elements with soft greenery brings a beautiful juxtaposition to wedding decor. Having unique potted plants grouped together at your wedding will help draw the eyes of your guests in and create a stunning cohesion to your celebration.

Potted plants are also a great way to continue a certain motif or pattern throughout your decor. Whether simple terracotta or ornate chinoiserie, potted plants make a statement while beautifully reinforcing your wedding look.

Enhance your overall design

When brainstorming decor details it is natural to think about linen choices, stationery styles, and fun specialty cocktails. However, you can enhance the overall the design of your wedding in unique and less common ways to really pack a punch. Potted plants along your ceremony aisle are a nice change from pillar candle groupings.

Many guests may not realize that some potted plant elements weren't previously part of the venue's decor. It's a true success when you create a look so cohesive that guests think it naturally sprung into being!

Create a unique guest experience

If you want to impress guests will a really wow-worthy one-of-a-kind arrival when they get to your wedding then potted plants are the way to go! Potted plants are a fun choice for an escort card display and a nice divergence for a simple tent card.

What are your thoughts on potted plants? What the best place to use them in wedding decor? We would love to hear your thoughts!

Style Me Pretty Contributor - Hannah Nowack is a freelance writer, calligrapher, and event designer living in the Midwest. When she isn't working, you will find her decorating her Danish Modern-inspired apartment, frequenting the gourmet cheese counter, or enjoying a glass of Cabernet with friends.