Post # 1
Right now I’m really liking the idea of getting alternative boutonnieres for all the important men that will be at the wedding: the groom, my brother, and both of our dads. Fiance is a fisherman, my brother is in the Army, my dad is a techy, and FI’s dad is an avid golfer… these seem like easy things to make cute custom alternative boutonnieres for (such as the ones below). I like what I’m seing on Etsy, but I’ve never seen an alternative boutonniere in person and I’m worried they’ll be less-than-cute in person. Did any of you use them or have you seen them in a wedding before? Where they cute or just a distraction? If you have any pics I’d love to see them!
Post # 3
I think they are super cute and very unique! Boutonnieres are small, so unless they were completely wild or large, I highly doubt they could be considered “distracting.”
Post # 4
My Fiance wants me to incorporate a fishing lure into his. Not sure yet, but the fishing ones I’ve seen aren’t bad. Since your wedding is before mine, please post pics if u choose an alternative bout.
Post # 5
I think they are a great way to personalize the men.
Post # 6
I’ve never seen that done before but I like it!
Post # 7
I don’t think they are distracting at all; they are super cute. I love them. Fiance will be wearing a memorial charm with his bout. I think it’s an added personal touch.
Post # 8
Super cute! What a great way to personalize the details!
Post # 9
I’m so sorry to be in the minority and be a debby downer, but I think they are slightly… cheesy? But they certainly do show personality! Just not my thing.
Post # 10
SUPER cute, as long as they fit the setting!
Post # 11
I think that is a really fun idea! I’m hoping to have something a little different myself but haven’t decided on the right idea yet.
Post # 15
@swarlesk: Wait…is that first one a bird watcher? O_o
Otherwise, they’re adorable. And you don’t have to incorporate EVERYTHING into it, like a PP said you could even do some sort of flower and just have a small minature overlay. Love the idea!
Post # 16
I think the Lego Bouts are really cute!