18 Times Sun Palm Wedding Decor Was Having A Moment

Ruffled August Styled Shoot

You’re no stranger to sun palm wedding decor, am I right? The dried grass, dyed flower and exotic palm aesthetic has been one of the most influential design trends to hit weddings ever. We have a couple guesses as to why, but an image says a thousand words…. and we’ve got 18! So let’s dive right in, my friend.

Gilded Rose Gold Thailand Wedding
Photo by Danae Hermann and Ken Tan with planning by Wedding Boutique Phuket and florals by I Am Flower from this modern metallic wedding in Thailand
Bali Island Disco Wedding
Photo by Terralogical and Black Fox Photography with planning by Wonderland Bali (who also designed the florals!) and Cin Cin Bali from this tropical disco wedding in Bali
Modern Wedding Cake Trend
Photo + cake by Hey There, Cupcake from this modern wedding cake trend roundup

Sun palms have a magical way of adding depth, texture and shape to a design element in one fell swoop. And they come in a vast range of sizes, which really limits any excuses for not including them in your wedding decor!

bride and groom lean in for a kiss at their ceremony venue in Mallorca
Photo by Lara Onac Photography with planning by Wild Ones, design by Mille Papillons and florals by En La Floreria from this boho chic Mallorca wedding
New Years Eve Party Inspiration Disco Fever 004
Photo by Rodeo & Co. Photography  with planning by Autumn Nomad and design + florals by The PRISM House and Autumn Nomad from this New Year’s Eve wedding inspiration
gorgeous earthy tablescape
Photo by Mila Photography with decor + styling by Nova Event Planners and florals by Lush Signature Floral Styling from this tropical South African flower inspired wedding

Contrary to popular belief, they don’t just fit the boho chic mold. Sun palm wedding decor is incredibly dynamic, fitting like a glove in holographic pastel, New England disco and tropical loft wedding designs just as easily as pampas + palm centered beach fetes!

pastel tropical wedding backdrop
Photo by Lauren Fair Photography with planning + florals by Belovely and styling + coordination by Feather & Rock Events from this holographic pastel wedding inspiration at Terrain
Gilded Rose Gold Thailand Wedding
Photo by Danae Hermann and Ken Tan with planning by Wedding Boutique Phuket and florals by I Am Flower from this modern metallic wedding in Thailand
A Tropical Affair | Styled Shoot
Photo by Ed & Aileen Photography with planning by Urban Allure Events and florals by Romee Willow Florals from this tropical-meets-industrial-loft elopement
New Years Eve Party Inspiration Disco Fever 022
Photo by Rodeo & Co. Photography  with planning by Autumn Nomad and design + florals by The PRISM House and Autumn Nomad from this New Year’s Eve wedding inspiration
Three Abstract Wedding Backdrops Sculptural Blooms
Photo by Josh & Dana Fernandez with planning by Kelly Doonan Events and florals by Mibellarosa from this sculptural flower backdrop inspiration

Pro Tip: Pair sun palm wedding decor with dyed baby’s breath or gysophilia to achieve the perfect textural balance of pleats and fluff!

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Tropical Boho Elopement Tea Ceremony Deconstructed Flowers
Photo by Donna Irene with planning + design by The House of Gather and florals by Oli Flor from this Joia Beach elopement
Vibrant Houston Wedding Asian Lunar New Year
Photo by Josh & Dana Fernandez with planning by Kelly Doonan Events and florals by Mibellarosa  from this Lunar New Year inspired wedding

Again… it’s wild how great sun palms look in every setting. No matter your color palette, level of formality, venue style or budget, sun palms pull the look together in exponentially brilliant ways.

South African Modern Neutrals 020
Photo by BrightGirl Photography with planning, design and florals by Oh Happy Day from this black tie South Africa wedding
Bali Island Disco Wedding
Photo by Terralogical and Black Fox Photography with planning by Wonderland Bali (who also designed the florals!) and Cin Cin Bali from this tropical disco wedding in Bali
dried palm fronds and pampas grass wedding arch
Photo by Figtree Pictures with coordination by Byron Bay Weddings and florals by Wilderness Flowers from this chic Australia wedding with dried blooms
Ruffled August Styled Shoot
Photo by Lindley Battle Photography with planning + styling by Marla Lawson Events and florals by Grace and Greenery from this bridal fashion editorial at Graylyn Estate

Some leaves are just born with greatness. Others have greatness thrust upon them. And we’re pretty sure sun palms are a result of both! Tell us in the comments how you plan to incorporate these versatile palms in your own wedding decor. We love a good inspo sesh!

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