Nature-Inspired Wedding Ideas

Bring the great outdoors in by using leaves, branches and birds as your wedding motifs.
By: 
Elena Donovan Mauer
Bird’s-nest favor, $11 for 12, by Beaucoup, beau-coup.com. Blue Jordan almonds, available at exclusivelyweddings.com. bird's-nest favor by beaucoup
gold-tone leaf favors by jean m Gold-tone leaf ornaments for favors, $15 each, by Jean M, myjeanm.com.
Strapless dress with tiered floral-embroidered skirt, by Monique Lhuillier, moniquelhuillier.com. wedding dress by monique lhuillier
wood pendant by amy bengtson Wood pendant, adorned with mother-of-pearl bird, and silver chain, $125, by Amy Bengston, amybengston.com.
Guest book, $29, by Jean M, myjeanm.com. Pencils, $7.20 for 12, by Beaucoup, beau-coup.com. guest book by beaucoup
personalized hand fan by weddingthings.com Personalized paper hand fan, $1.25, by weddingthings.com.

Letterpress invitation with songbird design, $1,290 for 100, by One Blossom, oneblossom.com.

wedding invitation by one blossom
wedding cake by pink cake box Fondant-covered cake, with fondant branch and sugarpaste lovebirds, $720 (serves 60), by Pink Cake Box, pinkcakebox.com.

Photography: Geoffrey Sokol