The southern belle of the flower world, the magnolia is impressive because it’s both simple and dramatic. For brides who want their floral décor to be unique, magnolias are perfect. They’re not a common choice for weddings, so choosing them for your wedding, it’s a detail that’s sure to be remembered.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • For added texture to your bouquet, mix magnolias and gardenias of the same color. Wrap the stems in matching satin ribbon and use pearl-topped pins to secure the ribbon to the stems. True southern elegance!
  • The magnolia flower is also grandiose enough to stand alone in a shallow vase. Add some tealight candles around the vase for charming ambience on the guestbook stand.
  • For larger table centerpieces, a crystal vase with silk magnolia flowers and faux magnolia branches and leaves makes a tall presence.
  • Classic sophistication is a French twist “updo” for the bride’s hair with a smaller silk magnolia tucked in as an accent.
  • A faux magnolia garland can be used to decorate the chairs at the sweetheart table, the dessert table and around the cake table.

Outside of the wedding world, magnolias are a chic and on-trend interior design choice. Here are a few ideas for incorporating the elegance of magnolias:

  • A magnolia leaf wreath makes a great accent piece when hung above the mantle of a fireplace. To make one yourself, simply take the leaves from a faux magnolia leaf garland and glue them onto a 16-inch green floral foam ring, making sure all leaves are pointing in the same direction. Adding a burlap bow to the finished product adds a touch of country charm.
  • Line a bookshelf, mirror, or doorframe with a silk magnolia garland to add style and greenery.

For more magnolia ideas and all the color choices available to you, take a look at our selection of silk magnolias. Wholesale buying options available for event planners, brides and DIY project events.