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Looking for bio-beautiful ways to work a motif into your wedding day? Turn to the Biodiversity Heritage Library, our go-to secret source for bright depictions of a range of botanical specimens, from sage to sparrows to seashells. The website has thousands of book images featuring nature’s prettiest offerings—and they’re yours to download and use gratis. Here, easy how-tos to get you started.
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Use depictions of nature—in this case, palm leaves and orchids—to give wedding stationery a pretty punch.
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Bring the outdoors in by printing a bevy of natural pictures (we chose birds and eggs), and adhering them onto a plate to hold wedding bands, or post-vows, earrings on your nightstand.
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Affix images of the outdoors—we chose shells and gemstones—onto seating cards for a natural way to direct your guests.
For warm wedding favors, tie tapers with a witty label.