(Closed) Alternatives to corsages for mom and mother-in-law?

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
986 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

What about a wrist one?   Still no go?


Post # 4
10288 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Our moms had nosegay bouquets. None of us are particularly fond of corsages so the nosegays fit the bill perfectly…

Post # 5
46414 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

a wrist corsage


a tussy mussy


a small corsage to clip on to their clutch purse

Post # 6
2100 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

We are doing clutch bouquets (nosegay bouquets too I guess LOL)

Ivory flowers for my mom and pink and ivory for my MIL  – neither of them liked the idea of corsages

Post # 7
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I’m going to do flower leis.

Post # 8
5762 posts
Bee Keeper

 This is usually the size of a nosegay (pretty small), so if they don’t want a wristlet or corsage, I guess this would work. I don’t like any of them, so opted for none. Nobody likes to ruin a nice dress by pinning something on it anyway.

At my daughter’s wedding, the groom’s Grandmothers both got corsages and left them on the table at the end of the night! lol

OP…ask them. They may prefer nothing too.

Post # 9
3618 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

We gave them pinned corsages, aka boutonnieres.

Post # 10
201 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

We’re planning on wristlets. I haven’t decided between a swarovski crystal bouquet or a brooch bouquet. But I’ll have my mom’s wristlet coordinated to match my bouquet. She has a custom designer gown with matching clutch bag. The top of her gown is beaded by hand, so I wouldn’t want her to have a corsage. My Mother-In-Law will have a wristlet made of flowers as my husband prefers real flowers on his bout too.

Post # 11
1014 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

My mom had a few little flowers that just clipped onto her handbag/clutch, about the size of a small bout.  Just a couple ivory roses, no filler.

Post # 12
1715 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

No flowers. Our guys arent even wearing bouts.

Post # 13
3121 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I love this!

Post # 14
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

We did poseys (nosegays) too. The moms liked them, I think.

Post # 16
1676 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

We’re getting corsages done with fancy bracelets – there’s only two flowers on it and the rest of the bracelet is something that the Moms will want to wear in the future.

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