Repurposed Wedding Decor Flowers

This post was originally a guest post on East Coast Creative, but I thought I would share it over here as well!

As many of you know, I just got married in February.  Lately I've been trying to repurpose a few of the items I DIYed for my big day so I don't waste them! I had a ton of these fabric flowers left over:



Which I had made to hang off the pews in the church.


Since hubby and I recently bought our first house I've been working on collecting/making some home decor accents. I thought I could use the silver flowers from the pew cones for up in our bedroom, which is eventually getting a grey/silver color scheme.

I got this bucket from the "as-is" section of IKEA for $1.50. There was nothing wrong with it...I think they just aren't selling them anymore!


I spray painted it silver with leftover spray paint from another wedding project

I poured in some glass marbles (that were actually left-overs from my bridal shower!) and then stuck in my fabric flowers (this post has a full tutorial on how to make them if you are interested)

Here's the finished product:

Yay! I think it turned out so cute, and all it cost me was the $1.50 for the bucket!

I put my little flower bucket up in our bedroom on our IKEA TV-holder-thing-a-ma-whatsit. Yes, that is the technical term.

Other side has a picture of us from our big day :)

And there are the flowers! 

Slowly our house is becoming more decorated....and slowly I'm using up some of my wedding decor too :)

I'll be linking up to these parties:


7 comments

  1. What a great idea! I have my wedding bouquet AND my centerpiece. I may have to refashion my flowers too. Thanks for the idea!

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  2. Oh I love how you made your wedding flowers work for your house! And congrats on the new house

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  4. Fabulous way to repurpose your wedding decor, the silver is perfect!
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  5. Great way to use your wedding flowers in your everyday decor. I have that little Ikea white planter and it is so versatile.

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  6. These are so lovely! I would love to feature this on Reduce, Reuse, UPcycle. Feel free to stop by and grab a featured button. Thanks!

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