4 Nature-Inspired DIY Wedding Ideas to “Check Out” From the Biodiversity Heritage Library
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.
Tropical Envelope Liners
Use depictions of nature—in this case, palm leaves and orchids—to give wedding stationery a pretty punch.
Découpaged Ring Dish
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.
Découpaged Escort Cards
Affix images of the outdoors—we chose shells and gemstones—onto seating cards for a natural way to direct your guests.
You’re the Bee’s Knees Candle Favor Tags
For warm wedding favors, tie tapers with a witty label.