15 Ways to Use Baby’s Breath in Your Wedding

Airy, cloudlike, and delicate, baby’s breath (real name: gypsophila) is not just for filler! Inexpensive and long-lasting, baby’s breath is perfect for DIY projects and other made-ahead decor. We’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite ways to use baby’s breath in your wedding or party—everything from chandeliers to boutonnieres to a necklace (yes, a necklace!)—it just may inspire your next project!

Baby's Breath ChandelierMeghan and Josh’s entire wedding was full of baby’s breath! Our absolute favorite detail? The gorgeous baby’s breath chandeliers hanging throughout the reception tent.

Photo: Clary Photo

Baby's Breath Wooden Drawer Escort Cards

Never has baby’s breath been so elegant as seen in these gorgeous escort card drawers. Garden loveliness abounds in this arboretum wedding.

Photo: Beaux Arts Photographie

Baby's Breath Wreath on ChurchFluffy gypsophila is an absolutely perfect choice for creating beautiful wreaths to grace your venue doors.

Photo: Jose Villa

Baby's Breath in Muslin Bag Chair DecorAn adorable hand-stamped muslin bag is the perfect holder for a baby’s breath chair sachet.

Photo: Kellie Kano

Flower Girl Baby's Breath Hair WreathYour flower girl couldn’t look any sweeter! Ribbons and baby’s breath combine to form a beautiful crown.

Photo: Gina Meola Photography

Baby's Breath BouquetBaby’s breath is inexpensive, so if you build a bouquet with it, go big or go home! Absolutely adore this large, fluffy bridesmaid’s bouquet.

Photo: 1313 Photography

Baby's Breath and Rose CenterpieceInterspersed with white roses in modern glass vases, baby’s breath becomes clean and modern in the centerpieces from Rachel and Andy’s modern Nashville wedding.

Photo: Phindy Studios

DIY Baby's Breath Monograms

Monograms are ever-classic, and these DIY baby’s breath monograms only take 20 minutes each! Make them in mini for delicate table numbers!

Via: Bliss!

Baby's Breath PomandersFor a variation on the chandelier, how about pomanders? String them throughout your outdoor or tented reception.

Photo: Lindsey Myra

DIY Baby's Breath Wedding GarlandLearn how to make beautiful baby’s breath wreaths and garlands on Martha Stewart Weddings.

Via: Martha Stewart Weddings

Baby's Breath Boutonnieres

Baby’s breath boutonnieres are oh-so-chic on classic blue suits for a daytime wedding!

Photo: Clary Photo

Baby's Breath in HairUse bobby pins to tuck sprigs of baby’s breath in your hair for a sweet touch perfect for a garden wedding.

Photo: Kimberly Chau Photography

Baby's Breath Aisle Decor

Emily and Nathan’s chic golf club wedding featured an enormous, fluffy garland along each side of the ceremony aisle. The effect is magical!

Photo: Leigh Miller Photography

Baby's Breath and Candle CenterpieceA wreath of baby’s breath makes the perfect base for your centerpiece of candles, or even in larger scale at the base of your cake!

Photo: Leo Patrone Photography

Baby's Breath Floral CollarThis may not be for every bride, but for a bold accessory, fashion baby’s breath into a modern, elegant floral collar! The effect is absolutely stunning.

Photo: Melissa Schollaert Photography