Known for its delicate aroma and calming properties, lavender is widely used for medicinal purposes, in aromatherapy, beauty regimes and crafts. During the middle ages, the lavender herb was considered to be a herb of love, making it perfect for use at weddings.
As an alternative to paper or rice confetti which has been prohibited from many wedding venues, dried lavender confetti is ideal. Made from dried lavender buds, it is environmentally friendly, natural and adds the enchanting signature scent of lavender to the special occasion.
Dried lavender can also be used for wedding favours, making sweet smelling gifts that will look wonderful on any table display, providing an aromatic ambience for the special day. Wedding favours are easily made using fragrant dried lavender flowers mixed with a few drops of lavender essential oil. This mixture can then be divided into small organza or muslin bags, fastened with a silk ribbon to match the colour scheme of the wedding.
Bunches of dried lavender can make beautiful table decorations, the fresh and flora scent and the pretty purple colour is a stylish addition to any wedding decor. Place settings and can be spritzed with lavender linen spray to enhance the elegant aroma. Dried lavender is also available in culinary form. Lavender wedding cakes and lavender cup cakes are a popular choice, decorated with sprigs of fresh lavender, completing the theme with the sweet yet distinctive taste of lavender.