July 30, 2010
Flower Petal Covered Aisle
Whether you're getting married indoors or outside, you can line the walk down the aisle with your favorite flower petals for a burst of color. Here's an easy way to DIY your perfect last walk as a single girl. You can buy freeze dried petals (which work best for the outdoors, since they are naturally biodegradable) or use silk fabric petals if your aisle is inside and can late be swept up easily.
Petalgarden.com sells freeze dried petals in a variety of colors and their expert advice suggests the amount of cups per square foot you'll need for the looks below.
The first, with a moderate amount of petals lining only the rows of chairs in light pink and purple petals, would require 2 cups per square foot.
The second aisle, covered entirely in white, orange and yellow petals on the sand, would require 8 cups per square foot so that you densely cover the path.
The third uses about 4 cups, so you can see the green blades of grass peeking through.
The fourth option shows a light scattering of petals and greenery down the aisle, where 1 cup should be enough.
You don't have to go all matchy-matchy with your bouquet and the aisle flowers as long as they complement each other!
by Leticia Frazao
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