08/18/2013 03:49 am ET

Flower Alternatives: Feathers, Streamers And Other Wedding Decor Ideas (PHOTOS)

By Kellee Khalil for

Flowers and weddings go together like wine and cheese -- you can't really have one without the other. Or so we always thought. Today we're seeing a lot more brides forgo the flowers in favor of less expensive candles, reusable banners, tissue poms and versatile paper lanterns. Here are our favorite floral alternatives that won't make you miss those stems one bit.

Glamorous Alternatives To Flowers

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