Winter Wedding Obsessions: Balsa Wood and Pine Cones

Design Inspiration, Wedding Design

There’s nothing more convenient than non-floral alternatives for winter weddings, specially if you live in areas with harsh winters. Their rustic look easily lends a vintage feel when combined with millinery flowers or other vintage inspired elements, all of which makes for the perfect vintage winter wedding decor.

Pine Cone Boutonniere and Bouquet Vintage Winter Wedding ideas
Vintage Winter Wedding centerpiece ideas balsa wood flowers and lace
Pine cones vintage wedding decor design ideas
Balsa wood bouquet flower vintage winter wedding
Balsa wood bouquet flower vintage winter wedding
pine cone winter vintage wedding cake

First row: vintage millinery and pine cone boutonniere from Erica Cavanagh on Etsy and pine cone bouquet by Rosenow Floral; second and fourth row: lace and balsa wood centerpiece and boquet designed by JL Designs shot by Stephanie Williams; third row: pine cone place cards on oilcloth shot by Carrie Patterson Photography; fifth row: balsa wood and rhinestone bouquet designed Krislyn Design shot by Gia Canali; last row: wedding cake, unknown source

  1. Krystel

    Wow! Those balsa wood flowers are really lovely! Can you buy them premade somewhere?

  2. amanda

    Yes, they come pre-made, and are very affordable. You can find in craft stores such as

  3. ben

    Everything looks so amazing! I should just have our wedding moved up to … NOW so we can use these inspirations.


    I love love love that bouquet–I thought the flowers were made of felt at first glance–balsa wood huh? Beautiful!

  5. Lollipop Events & Designs

    Carissa is sooo darn talented!

  6. Jenny J

    love the monochromatic design here. you need interesting texture to pull it off, which this definitely has. the bridal bouquet is incredible.

  7. Julianne

    Beautiful wedding, I’ve always loved the look of pinecones and winter weddings so pretty!

  8. Vania -SimplyBloom Photography, LLC

    that bouquet is “swoon nation”

  9. Michael and Anna Costa

    These are gorgeous! Alternatives any bride would want

  10. Lori

    Where can I purchase balsa flowers or a balsa bouquet?

  11. Jessica

    Where can I purchase balsa flowers online where they will ship to Canada!?? Please help someone, my wedding is sooon!!

    • Natty

      Who knows where I can get some of these flowers shipped to Australia??

  12. Peta Reynolds

    I would like to know if you can get balsa wood flowers in Australia and if so what websites, i wish save on crafts posted to australia…..

  13. Courtney

    Where can I find the dress that is in the photo? It’s gorgeous!

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