Theme Ideas: Garden

Summer is a great time to tie the knot and if you want perfect wedding decorations to match the spirit of the season, think fresh flowers and other symbols that represent nature in full bloom. Whether you are planning a picnic or a glamorous banquet, a garden theme is very versatile.

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Decorating Your Venue

Summer brings a range of beautiful flower varieties that you can mix and match to create stunning centrepieces, chair decorations and floral garlands, and you can use fresh seasonal flowers to decorate both your ceremony and reception venue. From plain glass jars and metal pails to elegant vases, you can use different elements for your floral arrangements and we recommend Weddingstar’s fabulous range of garden-inspired wedding décor.


You can use Weddingstar’s large picnic basket and fill it with freshly picked blooms to make a truly unique centrepiece, or use miniature metal pails as both your table decorations and guest favours. We also adore their white metal cones with embossed rose pattern, which can be filled with flowers and used to decorate garden chairs at your ceremony. To add romantic lighting to your event, why not scatter mini lanterns around your reception venue! Since they come with a hanger, you can place them on tables and suspend them overhead to provide a beautiful dispersed light effect, which will enhance your venue.

Designing Your Wedding Cake

Choosing a design for your wedding cake is very important if you want to implement the theme in all major segments of your event. Cutting the cake is one of the most anticipated and most photographed moments and everyone will notice even the tiniest decorations. From fashionable naked cakes adorned with roses and peonies to lush fondant and butter cream designs with beautiful nature-inspired toppers, implementing your garden theme shouldn’t be too difficult.


If you want a truly impressive cake design while investing a minimum of effort, we suggest adding fresh flowers. They can turn any sized cake into a fabulous centrepiece for your reception! For couples looking for a stylish and quirky cake topper inspired by summer, Weddingstar has a number of great options such as the sitting pretty on a park bench couple figurine and ‘a kiss above’ bride and groom figurine.

Choosing Your Bomboniere

Choosing Your Bomboniere

From delicious homemade jams and pies wrapped in cute packaging to miniature vases with single blossoms, your bomboniere should match the wedding theme too. It can be a useful gift packed in a small box with a colourful floral design or a pretty favour that directly corresponds with the theme such as Weddingstar’s miniature woven picnic basket which you can use to pack biscuits or fruit for your guests. Their sweet bird house box is a great way to present your bomboniere, but if you prefer a simple design, you can decorate the packaging with flowers or other ornamental details.

Finishing Touches

Finishing Touches

Once you collect all the key elements of your wedding décor, you can start adding finishing touches to make the design more personal and unique. Think details that can enhance your tables like quirky place card stands. We love Weddingstar’s love bird card holders with brushed silver finish and their ornamental butterfly garden place card holders that beautifully correspond with the theme. You can also use hand-painted butterflies to customise your floral arrangements or bonbonniere. If you are looking for a truly original way to personalise wine or cocktail glasses, we think the laser expressions succulent die cut card is a lovely ornament which will add elegance to your reception.

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