Many people want to add natural elements to events so plants are showing up in everything from flower crowns and boutonnieres, favors, and centerpieces. In fact, succulents have become very popular for birthdays, baby showers, weddings, and more!.
It is easy to make plants a special part of your own big day. You can use them to create a stunning ceremony backdrop, bring natural charm to your bouquet, or as a centerpiece.
A great idea is to use them to add a gorgeously green touch to your cake. No matter how you use them, there’s sure to be love all around for these utterly magnificent superstars.
Same as people love succulents because they add a unique touch to your life, they’re fairly easy to take care of.
Because they come in all sizes, shapes, and colors. Whether you are wanting to decorate for your wedding, spice up your home, or find new photography inspiration, succulents are a perfect inspiration!
10 Creative Ways to Use Potted Plants In Your Event
- Escort Cards.
- Upcycled Can Planter Accents.
- Suspended Above the Escort Card Table.
- Planters With White Lights Lining the Dance Floor
- Table Numbers.
- Ceremony Entrance Decor.
- A Creative Unity Ceremony.
- Bright Souvenirs and Favors.
- Hiding The Extension Cords And Legs Of Tables.
Other Creative Ways You Can Use Plants At Your Event…
Nature offers up all sorts of patterns and textures for the careful observer.
By taking the time to explore and notice the details of a place, photographers can identify all different kinds of small scenes worthy of photographing.
Because a good photographer knows that the combination of elements can either make or break a photograph.
Succulents, for example, are great elements to use for stunning photographs. Therefore you can create a fantastic image by using tones of green and blue succulents as a backdrop.
Add lights for an even more dramatic feel.
In addition, succulents offer you pinks, purples, grays, and more! Regardless of the plants, you choose to add to your event, you can always count on everyone enjoying great selfies! So choose lots of color and texture.
- African Mask Plant.
- Chinese Evergreen.
- Red Aglaonema.
- Purple Passion Plant.
- Desert Gems.
- Snake Plant.
There’s something natural, organic and totally inviting about a space full of plants.
People are also literally putting plants on every piece of jewelry you could imagine. In addition to earrings, you will find necklaces, bracelets, crowns, and rings.
Consequently, while it is stunning, these natural pieces of art will only last a few weeks. But they will be perfectly wonderful and customized to your event.
Furthermore, you and your guest can keep the treasures for your own collection by giving them a fresh pot and soil after the event.
Click here to go to a fabulous webpage about making jewelry out of succulents.
Not only cut plants can give joy but also potted ones! Use potted flowers, succulents, various greenery for making centerpieces, arches, lining the aisle, or just as favors.
The types of plants you choose should coincide with your big day style, for example, pick orchids for an art deco wedding, lavender for rustic or Provence-styled nuptials, echeveria will do for any wedding theme.
The container should be cute and eye-catching, for instance, orchids look amazing in brass or copper vintage tableware. The plant and planter should match the personality and style of the event host(s).
If you don’t want to decorate the planters, you can always wrap them in beautiful fabric or paper and add a bow.
Great species of succulents to use are:
- String Of Pearl
- Burros Tail
Weddings aren’t the only celebration succulents can be used for.
Therefore, many people are using these plants in place of a flower for a corsage or boutonniere. Most of all, this cute idea is fun, different, and sure to be a great start to a fantastic night.
Get creative with the way in which you divide up your room by using large foliage installations.
This is a much more exciting (and a much better looking) way of splitting up space.
- Weeping Fig.
- Peace Lilly.
- Foxtail Palm.
- White Bird of Paradise.
While showers celebrate parents, the favors are a chance to thank friends and family for their love and support.
Avoid run-of-the-mill gifting at your event and leave your guests with a lasting memory by giving them a plant-based favor. This can be anything from a potted succulent to a bag of seeds.
Not only do these items last longer, but they also reinforce your eco-friendly status as a company or as an individual.
The pots and packets can be branded with your logo and a message to give that personalized edge that we event people just love.
Hint: you can give guests an easy-to-care-for plant as a lasting memento from the baby shower. In addition, do not forget to label your plants with “Watch Me Grow” tags for an extra special touch.
- African Violets.
Centerpieces do not have to involve candelabras larger than the average person.
A lovely way to create a table setting is by scaling back the foliage and placing vines or greenery in glass jars and metallic vases.
Quintessentially find this particularly effective at corporate events, as the simple decorations do not deter from the surrounding action.
The plant-based elements don’t have to stop at the decoration of your event.
Branch out into the catering and add a touch of MasterChef finesse to the presentation of your dishes and drinks. The use of edible flowers and botanicals is both an aesthetically pleasing and creative way to bring nature into your production.
- Elephant Ear Plants.
- Japanese Maple.
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