How To Use Your Wedding Bouquet To Design a Room In Your House

Have you yet considered what you will do with your wedding bouquet after you’ve tied the knot? Sure the flowers will eventually wilt, and you can try to preserve them. But wouldn’t it be marvelous to use it as inspiration for a room in your house? Whether you keep the actual bouquet or not, give it a permanent place in your home and heart by making it the central reference point for your next home design project.


If you’re newlyweds who are moving into a home together for the first time we recommend considering this for your family room. When friends and family come to visit they’ll be surrounded by an aesthetic inspired by the colors that were part of the beginning of your new life together. Or, use it as the color scheme for your bedroom. Each morning when you wake up you’ll always be reminded of how lucky you are to be married to someone you love.

How does one turn a photo of a wedding bouquet into interior design inspiration? Just follow our simple reference points below. We’ll focus mainly on color, mood, and ideas for furnishings. But don’t hesitate to take our suggestions and turn them into ideas of your own.

The color pallet: Raspberry, Brown, Dark Lavender, Icy Iris, Deep Violet

What makes the colors work well together?

  • They are essentially a monochromatic color scheme. This means they are all derivatives of the same color: purple.
  • The brown brick and rustic white paint are excellent neutrals for showcasing the colors, without competing for attention. They also ground the various forms of purple so it doesn’t feel like color overkill.

What types of furniture would work well?

  • Rocking chair with a plush cushion
  • White washed antique wood
  • Mirrored tables
  • Velveteen love seat

What architectural features would work well?


  • Cast iron fireplace
  • Exposed ceiling beams made of repurposed wood
  • Knotty pine floors
  • Brick walls

What accessories are well suited to the space?

  • Cotton textiles
  • Elegant plant life
  • Ribbons
  • Lace
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