25 Gorgeous Dried Wedding Flowers Ideas

When it comes to wedding flowers, there’s no end to the ideas you can have. One way you can add texture, romanticism, and a gorgeous aesthetic is with dried wedding flowers. The best part about this rustic trend is its versatility. So whether you prefer modern and minimal details or eye-catching and luxurious installations, there’s something to suit any bride. In fact, you can use oversized dried flowers to fill up space at a smaller wedding or to add to the extravagance of a large wedding. Another great advantage is that they’re also cost-effective and easy to arrange.

Discover gorgeous ways to include dried wedding flowers in your special day with a selection of our favorite ideas below.

1. Minimal Centerpieces

If you’re looking for a minimal centerpiece for your reception tables, then dried wedding flowers are a great option for small yet stylish decor elements. Keep things simple by using a single bloom in slim glass, sleek black, or neutral-toned vases.

minimal dried flowers centerpiece
Photography: Olegs Samsonovs | Florist: Anemone Blue | Props, Furniture & Table Styling: Bay Wedding Props | Venue: The Secret Garden Kent

2. Bright Bouquet

Dried flowers are ideal for adding color to your bridal bouquet any time of year. Upgrade a neutral bouquet with vibrant pops of color against a white wedding dress. Or stick to classic wedding tones with a mix of neutral blooms and red roses.

dried flower bridal bouquet
Photography: Harry Michael | Flowers: Red Floral Architecture

3. Autumnal Ceremony Decor

Make the perfect transition between seasons with these gorgeous dried wedding flowers. Pampas grass adds softness and a laid-back vibe to match a dreamy autumnal setting. Use copper, neutral, and camel tones to highlight the season.

autumnal dried wedding flowers
Photography: Chloe Ellis | Props & Styling: Hire Love | Florist: Bluebell Creative

4. Boho Bridal Hair

Create a stunning boho style with dried flower hair pieces. Whether you’re going for tousled waves, natural curls, a messy bun, or a thick braid, these wispy blooms look beautifully unique.

dried flower bridal hair
Photography: Georgina Harrison | Flowers: Folky Dokey

5. Micro-Wedding Ceremony Decor

Dried flowers and palm leaves are the perfect way to enhance a small wedding venue. You can create a gorgeous focal point for your ceremony, while still maintaining a simple and modern vibe. Use a neutral color palette for your backdrop and aisle decor to keep this natural feel.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Darina Stoda | Venue: Pentney Abbey | Florist: Floral Sistas | Planner & Stylist: Unique Norfolk Venues | Decor & Hire: The Little Lending Company

6. Hanging Installation

Take your decor to new heights with oversized hanging dried flowers. Your guests are sure to be blown away by this statement installation. You can use them to decorate chandeliers across your venue, as hanging centerpieces above your tables, or as installations above your dance floor.

hanging dried flowers
Photography: Georgina Harrison

7. Simple Cake Details

If you want to include simple and subtle dried wedding flowers, then this idea is for you. It’s a gorgeous way to match your color palette and aesthetic. You can use sprigs of pampas, small palm leaves, or cute bunny tails to elevate your wedding cake.

wedding cake decor
Photography: Rosie Kelly | Florals: Sassflower | Cake: Cakes by Yolk | Organiser: Wild Ones

8. Neutral Bouquet

Neutral bouquets are soft, romantic, and fresh. They suit any style of wedding, at any time of year. Use a mix of dried flowers in ivory, champagne, beige, white, taupe, and camel tones for a timeless and elegant aesthetic.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Kira Stein | Florist: Die Hochzeitsfabrik | Dress: Watters

9. Flower Crown

A dried flower crown is gorgeous for brides that want to add a playful touch to short hair. This charming element is a stunning way to tie in your wedding decor with your bridal look. Use soft neutrals to complement any hair color.

dried flower crown
Photography: Baptiste Hauville

10. Neutral Centerpiece

Flowers are a firm favorite for wedding centerpieces. So, why not enhance your table with a modern twist? Use trending dried flowers in predominantly white and neutral tones for a unique and natural aesthetic.

neutral wedding centerpiece
Photography: Anja Schneemann | Centerpiece: Magnolias On Silk

11. Rustic Ceremony Arch

A chic and easy way to elevate a rustic ceremony arch is with dried flowers. It’s the perfect backdrop for the special moment in which you exchange your vows. The natural feature works seamlessly with an ethereal and effortless wedding style.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Scott Clark

12. Table Runner

Adorn your table with gorgeous dried flowers. They work beautifully with different styles to add a natural touch to your reception decoration. For example, use the flowers against wooden tables, and soft linen for a rustic feel. Or incorporate them with sleek white candles and place settings for a luxe aesthetic.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Emma Pilkington

13. Tropical Nuptials

Dried flowers aren’t just for rustic and boho weddings, they’re also perfect for infusing into a tropical beach wedding. Mix dried blooms with fresh tropical greenery such as banana and palm leaves for a gorgeous contrast of natural elements.

tropical wedding flowers
Photography: Moni & Adri Weddings

14. Chic & Modern Seating Chart

Add to the chic and modern theme of your wedding day by incorporating dried flowers into your seating chart. They’re perfect for adding a stylish touch while still keeping your decoration minimal. Use dried buds, grasses, and twigs to complement white and modern neutrals.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Lauren Kendall

15. Oversized Backdrop

Add to the fun of your special day with a dramatic backdrop that is sure to impress your guests. Everyone will want a selfie in front of your stunning dried flower focal point. Use an array of oversized flowers including palm leaves and pampas grass for the full ‘wow’ effect.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Peyton Rainey | Event Design: Diana Romo | Florals: Vanessa Jaimes

16. Colorful Vibrancy

Dried wedding flowers don’t have to be neutral, they can also make a vibrant and colorful impact on your special day. Use dried flowers in gorgeous bright neon tones such as fuschia, light blue, turquoise, magenta, and green for a fun summer style.

Photography: Florence Berry | Florist: Bizzy Lizzy Flowers | Props & Styling: Locate to Create

17. Mini Pampas Vases

Add to a sleek and elegant aesthetic by including simple mini vases filled with pampas. This is an excellent idea for modern brides that want to seamlessly incorporate wedding trends into their decoration.

dried wedding flowers
Photography: Molly Carr

18. Winter-Inspired Ceremony Arch

Highlight your seasonal wedding theme with a magical dried flower ceremony arch. If you want to transform your special day into a winter wonderland, use blooms in grays, whites, and metallic silvers. You can add in winter elements such as pine cones and wreaths.

winter ceremony arch
Photography: Alannah Liddell

19. Dramatic Heights

Add depth and drama by using tall dried flower centerpeices. These eye-catching focal points are perfect for creating an extravagant and luxe feel to your special day.

tall wedding centerpieces
Photography: Henry & Mac

20. Rustic Chandelier

Another gorgeous idea for your special day is to use dried flowers to decorate rustic chandeliers. It’s a perfect way to enhance your lighting. For instance, use warm hues with beaded lanters for a rustic and luxurious contrast during an autumnal wedding.

floral wedding chandelier
Photography: Stetten Wilson

21. Dreamy Pampas

Use the tall, fluffy and neutral grasses to create a stunning and dreamy aesthetic on your special day. It’s a mesmerizing way to elevate an earthy and boho style. This idea is perfect for a bride that wants to go for a dramatic and glamorous wedding style.

wedding ceremony dcor
Photography: Sara K Byrne | Design: Mad Maven Style | Planning: Perfectly Poised Events | Florals: Tess Made

22. Pops of Pastel

Another colorful way to use dried flowers on your wedding day is with pops of pastel tones. This can completely transform your venue, and is especially perfect during spring and summer. Use lavender, baby pink and baby blue. These soft tones paired with the fluffy and wispy texture of dried flowers create a beautifully romantic effect.

pastel wedding decor
Photography: Katie Pritchard | Florals: Native Poppy | Design: Amorology

23. Fresh & Dried Mix

Mix together fresh flowers and dried flowers for a stunning decor idea. This is perfect for a summer wedding when you can make the most of beautiful blooms including bright roses, dahlias, peonies, and bougainvillaea.

roses and pampas wedding decor
Photography: Rebecca Carpenter

24. Whimsical Wildflowers

Wildflowers are perfect for a fall or winter bride. As the season changes you can create a gorgeous whimsical feel with a range of autumnal hues such as rich burgundy, burnt orange, deep red, and forest green.

wildflower wedding decor
Photography: Honeydew Moments

25. Pretty and Pink

Give your big day a romantic and feminine feel with pink dried flower details. Pink symbolizes romanticism, innocence, and beauty, so it’s ideal for a bride that wants to go for a charmingly feminine aesthetic. For example, use pretty pops of color in blush tones for your table decor and hanging installations.

pink wedding decor
Photography: Facibeni Fotografia | Design & Florals: Flowersliving

Transform your special day with these gorgeous, dried wedding flowers ideas. For more inspiration head to WedBoard. You’ll find more tips and advice for all aspects of your wedding day, from your ceremony and reception planning to your style and beauty prep. These include 16 Beautiful Garden Wedding Decor Ideas, 13 Stunning Baby’s Breath Wedding Ideas, and How To Plan A Micro Wedding.

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