13 Adorable Flower Girl Basket Alternatives




The flower girl follows behind the bridesmaids with a basket of flowers, scattering the flowers down the aisle.

You want the flower girl’s basket not only to fit your wedding theme, but also to make the flower girl feel like she is a special part of the wedding ceremony.




Another way to make her feel special, in addition to giving her an adorable flower girl gift is to have her beautifully attired in one of the many Gorgeous Flower Girl Dresses available today, or in some high-fashion flower girls attire. To that end you should check out our ideas for adding some flower girl ‘wee chic’ to your wedding as well as these 10 Creative Ways To Make Your Flower Girl Stand Out and these adorable flower girl dresses for the little miss in your wedding




Another great idea is to substitute something for the flower girl basket that is just as sweet and dainty. Here are 13 adorable flower girl basket alternatives, reblogged from Cherryblossoms and Faeriewings: 

Give your flower girls something unique to carry! Let’s twist the flower girl basket tradition a bit and give the basket of petals a rest by making the cuties carry something that’s equally pretty but more fun and whimsical. If you want to do away from the conventional flower girl staple – the flower basket, here are 13 adorbs alternatives from which you may choose from.

1.  Rustic Flower Hearts – These are perfect for your rustic / autumn inspired wedding. Tie up with ribbons in your color motif for that extra dose of pretty.

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photo source: One Fab Day

2.  Faerie Wands – Make your flower girls feel like faeries for a day with these glittered and sparkly wands.

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photo source:  Jac Photography




3.  Flower Teapot – Fill up an old teapot with blooms for a perfect vintage alternative for your little girl.

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photo source: Intimate Weddings

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photo source: Style Me Pretty

5.  Japanese Parasol – Having an outdoor wedding? What could be better than having them carry something that will protect their soft skin from the sun too?

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photo source: The Knot

6.  Flower Coconut Husk – Perfect for your tropical-paradise-of-a-wedding, fill up a coco husk with loose flowers or petals and have your little sweetie throw them out as she walks down the beach-perfect aisle.

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photo source: Style Me Pretty

7.  Flower Wands – Giant flowers a-top a wand in the most vibrant colors will surely catch everyone’s attention.

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photo source: Style Me Pretty

8.  Heart Balloons – Just because it is a romantic day. :)

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photo source: Style Me Pretty

9.  Rustic Firefly Lantern – Fret not, you won’t be using live fireflies for this one but a string of lights inside a ball of intertwined rattan.

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photo source: Bragging Bags

10. Flower Cart – Have them push a flower bedecked mini cart or wagon. This is perfect for the littlest ones.

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photo source: Style Me Pretty

11.  Ribbon Baton – Wand, flowers, and tassels of ribbon in one perfect basket alternative.

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photo source: Elizabeth Anne DesignsMartha Stewart Weddings

12.  Pinwheels – Giant pinwheels and flower crowns in matching colors are not just less expensive but over-the-moon adorable too!

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photo source: Sayher Heffernan

13. Bubbles – Just how brilliant this idea of flower girls blowing bubbles as they walk down the aisle is? Very!

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photo source: Josh Snyder