greenery ceremony backdrop

Photo: Woodland Fields Photography

Looking for a great alternative or supplement for your floral displays? Go with gorgeous greenery like boxwood, olive leaves, eucalyptus, or ivy. This look works especially well for weddings with a rustic style or garden setting, but it can truly be incorporated into any type of aesthetic.

Here are a dozen fabulous ideas for using greenery in your wedding decor.

welcome sign with greenery

Photo: Kristen Jane Photography

Signage Embellishments
Welcome your guests with signs framed in simple green garlands.

DIY ceremony backdrop with greenery garland

Photo: Nicolette Moku Photography

Altar Adornments
Drape leafy greens around your altar, chuppah or ceremony backdrop for a lovely, natural look.

eucalyptus and baby's breath aisle marker

Photo: Tyler + Lindsey

Aisle Markers
Accent the aisle with this fresh alternative to flowers!

railing with greenery swag

Photo: Erin Wilson Photography

Festive Railings
Spruce up your staircases with swags of lush leaves. For winter weddings, seasonal evergreens are especially beautiful!

church entrance decorated with greenery

Photo: Christina Pugh Photography

Garlands
A halo of greens ensures that the entryway to your venue is a grand one!

greenery wreaths at venue

Photo: Erin Wilson Photography

Wreaths
Use romantic wreaths to dress up the doors of a major entryway, suspend them from trees at your outdoor ceremony, or display them on a prominent wall in your reception space.

long banquet table with greenery runner

Photo: Heather Wilkinson

Table Runners
Long rows of leafy greens make a statement that's elegant and timeless.

chiavari chairs with greenery and signs

Photo: The Story Photography

Chair Decor
Festoon the happy couple's dining chairs with fresh foliage. Gorgeous!

sailcloth tent with greenery chandeliers

Photo: Endless Wave Studios

Lush Chandeliers
Create an enchanting, whimsical atmosphere with cascading greens overhead.

buttercream cake with fresh greenery

Photo: Lev Kuperman Photography

Cake Garnish
Touches of greenery turn a simple buttercream cake into a boho chic dream.

place setting decorated with fresh rosemary

Photo: Amanda K Photo Art

Place Settings
Use sprigs of fragrant greenery, such as rosemary, eucalyptus or bay leaves, to create an inviting tablescape for guests.

rustic greenery centerpiece

Photo: Shutter Sam Photography

Centerpieces
Mixed greens bring texture and dimension to leafy centerpieces.