Baby's Breath Wedding Ideas for a Chic and Affordable Look
Baby’s breath is a chic and affordable alternative to using fresh flowers for your wedding day bouquets and centerpieces!
This post is part of our wedding flower alternatives series. Baby’s breath is one of the *best* options for using fresh florals while also keeping wedding costs down.
When it comes to spending money on your wedding, most couples are looking for ways to cut costs where possible. We always advise cutting your budget in the areas of your wedding that are of the lowest personal priority to the two of you.
An area that many couples choose to cut back is with their wedding flowers. One way we encourage couples to save money on their wedding flowers is by choosing a cheaper alternative to fresh flowers for their wedding bouquets, centerpieces, and other decor.
Baby’s Breath Wedding Bouquets + Decor
Now, we know baby’s breath (or Gypsophila) is technically a type of flower. But in this case, it’s a great alternative to bloomier blossoms in that it is super cost-effective. There are also some great dried and faux baby breath options, as you will see below.
In large quantities, baby’s breath can create a stunning visual effect. How gorgeous and dreamy are these options?
Loose Baby’s Breath
Etsy • $7.43+
Single stemmed baby’s breath as a perfect addition to simple decorations. Coming in sets up to 1,000 loose stems with different length sizes to receive exactly what the bride wants!
Dyed Baby’s Breath
Etsy • $9.97+
Dyed baby’s breath may be perfect to include some color for the wedding. Place in wedding bouquets or use as centerpieces for a pop of color similar to the wedding theme.
Dried Flower Hair Pins
Etsy • $12.57+
Naturally dried baby’s breath attached to wired hair pins to simply place in the brides or bridesmaid hair for the wedding. Taped in white or green is optional on the website. Any hairstyle will suffice with easy clip-ons.
Fresh Baby’s Breath Garland
Etsy • $135+
Fresh baby’s breath in a large bundle creating a garland. Delicately place down the ceremony aisle, as an arch decor or a centerpiece for the reception tables. Lengths up to 35 feet are available for purchase.
Soft White Wedding Bouquet
Etsy • $22.50+
An elegant and classic wedding bouquet matching perfectly along with any theme. Faux flowers with no worry of dying or drying out. Wrapped in twine for a rustic look, adding to the simplicity of the bouquet.
Dried Baby’s Breath Boutonniere
Etsy • $4.99+
Grooms and groomsmen boutonniere tied in a thick white satin bow. Small bundles of dried baby’s breath in small, medium, and large sizes. Each boutonniere has an extended life span because of the dried aspect.
Personalized Dried Flower Favors
Etsy • $34.98+
Let baby’s breath be surrounded at the wedding with colorful, dried flower favors. Personalize with the couples’ names and wedding dates with dyed flower colors for guests to take home.
Baby’s Breath Wedding Flower Garland
Etsy • $25.79+
A large garland handmade with the finest quality. Attached to a bendy material to place the decorative piece anywhere in the wedding. Bend to create a wedding arch design or lay across any table for the reception.
Baby Breaths Mix Flower Wall
Etsy • $300+
A rolled up curtain cloth covered in baby’s breath for a great photo op and decorative piece during the ceremony or reception. Transport anywhere hanging over poles coming in different sizes.
Baby Breath Wreath Decor
Etsy • $98.10+
A large and simple wreath to be used for after the wedding. Provided in more than twenty scents and multiple diameters wrapped in a grapevine base. Made of faux flowers for long term usage.
Baby Breath Flower Crown
Etsy • $30.80
A delicate looking flower crown with roses placed throughout. Dusty rose-colored flowers for a perfect accessory to the wedding look. Tied with a ribbon to fit any sized head.
Small Bunch Dried Baby Breath
Etsy • $6.95
Simple-looking dried baby’s breath designed boutonnieres or bridesmaid proposals. Four colors are available for decorations matching the theme of the wedding.
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