These invites are printed on plantable seed paper, so your guests can plant them and grow their own wildflowers. Plus, they don't need an envelope.
Beautiful photo by Abbey Lunt Photography.
Gorgeous photo by jaggerphotography.com.
Etsy is home to tons of great, independent artists who make beautiful custom jewelry and dresses for any occasion. A lot of these artists specify whether or not their wares are eco-friendly and/or vegan. It's a great resource for fun and unique wedding buys. Plus, if you are a crafty kind of person, it might give you lots of cool DIY ideas.
Another, more affordable, option from Etsy.
But, maybe you are the kind of person who doesn't really need to buy a new dress because you are only going to wear it once. If you don't mind wearing a pre-loved or gently worn dress, then you should check out preowned wedding dresses. Also, did your mom keep her dress? If it fits your body and style, why not consider wearing your mom's old dress? You can always have it altered. If you are crafty, you can even try making your own dress.
Each look includes a dress, shoes and jewelry for the bride, as well as a complete look for the bridal party. Enjoy!
#1 - Bohemian Bride
Jupiter Dress by The Reformation.
Handmade by an Etsy seller, this dress has a great bohemian look. I love the idea of a long-sleeve lace maxi. It's very simple and elegant.
Another fun and unique Etsy ring. Not your typical ring, it will make you stand out in a good way.
Or, click here for more wedding headpiece ideas (some DIY ideas, too).
Bohemian Bridal Party
Fairly traded from Uganda and made using 100% organic cotton.
Handmade by artisans in Ecuador using açaí and pambil seeds.
Made by hand using natural cotton. Crocheted by women at Godavari Delta Women's Lace Cooperative of India.
#2 - Classic Bride
Made in Europe from organically grown European hemp.
I am very excited about these rings by Do Amore, in particular. Not only are they made with recycled precious metals and conflict-free diamonds, but they are also charitable. Do Amore (get it?) partners with clean-water projects to fund clean water in developing areas.
They also come with free custom engravings. :)
Handmade by an Etsy seller.
Ethically made in Ecuador from tagua seed.
Handmade in Spain!
Classic Bridal Party
Ethically made in Ecuador using tagua seed.
#3 - Retro Bride
Made with organic cotton, silk and hemp.
This ring is especially lovely: Sterling Silver Engagement Sweetheart Ring with Created Ruby by diggersgoldjewelry.
Ring is made with reclaimed silver.
Handmade by a seller on Etsy. Made with eco-friendly felt.
Purchases support survivors of human trafficking.
Made from vegan, non-toxic organic polymer which makes these shoes super-comfy and waterproof.
Retro Bridal Party
Handmade with eco-friendly felt.
Made from vegan, non-toxic organic polymer.
Made from environmentally friendly and non toxic materials.
A great neutral collection to flatter any look/complexion.
This brand is often sold in Whole Foods and other natural food stores.
Also water resistant, safe and non irritating. This brand is also carried at many Whole Foods stores.
Lovely dusty rose color.
The essential pink shade to compliment any look. Also carried at most Whole Foods.
Matching nails for you and your bridal party (plus these polishes are vegan and don't have harsh chemicals). You can find these at Whole Foods and Sprouts stores.
The Wedding Favors
This Oatmeal, Buttermilk and Honey soap makes the perfect favor for your wedding guests.
Ingredients: Shea butter soap, Oatmeal, Buttermilk, Honey and Vanilla essential oil.
Great way for you to remember the guests who made your day all the more special.
More plantable favors for your guests!
Click here for other great eco-friendly menu ideas from Perfect Wedding Guide.
Cupcakes are big right now for a good reason. They're easy and no fuss. Plus they don't require utensils to eat and guests don't have to wait for you to cut the cake!
The Thank Yous
Let your guests know how much you appreciate their well-wishes with these thank you cards- they are printed with vegetable based ink and 100% recycled on acid & chlorine free paper.