(Closed) Whirlybirds! [a.k.a. maple seed pods]

posted 10 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
2820 posts
Sugar bee

Never seen it but it’s a potentially great idea.  Can you do a trial run?  They probably need to be tossed earlier than other things since they take awhile to fall back down.

Post # 6
1684 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

What an awesome idea!! We used to open them up & stick em on our noses like Pinnochio! I still can’t use it because our church doesn’t allow us to throw anything ;( but still… I LOVE this idea!

Post # 7
122 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

anyone know where you can buy these maple pods online?

this is where i first saw it done…scroll down to about halfway in this wedding. there’s a maple pod scene.

Kristina & Caleb

Post # 8
625 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

What I neat idea! I never thought of using those. But I’d be worried about storing them… wouldn’t all their little wings rip off easily?

I’m such a worrier… lol… obviously the people in the picture made it work, so it can be done!

Post # 9
10713 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2012

I wish we could have done that :/ super cute idea. On my sons report card day last year I collected about 100 off the ground and tossed them up when he got off the bus.. It was so pretty and he loved it. He always tries to get good grades now so I’ll toss them again and again. 🙂

Post # 10
429 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I remember these from my childhood but I can’t remember what the memory is from.  I remember throwing them and loving the way they fell.  Great idea

Post # 11
122 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

anyone able to find a source?

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