A great and modern-looking option, bamboo is considered one of the most sustainable materials on earth.  Use tall stalks of curly bamboo in centerpieces, or choose bamboo chargers for your reception tables. And of course, mini stalks of lucky bamboo are always a favorite favor.

I believe that because of it’s durability as an organic element that it’s symbolisim can also represent the type of relationship you have. A symbol for longevity (it’s always got green shoots) as well as strength and grace (it bends readily but doesn’t break easily). In Chinese philosophy the straight stem of bamboo symbolizes the path towards enlightenment, the segments of the stem being the steps along the way.

Here are some lovely ways to incorporate bamboo into your event. Whether it be a wedding, shower, or event…

Bamboo Board

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  1. Absolutely LOVE this post… I love Bamboo and feel that it’s not something that many people think of when it comes to weddings in particular! Love the symbolism, and the look! Great blog Laura! Job well done!

  2. I found very informative. The article is professionally written and I feel like the author knows the subject very well. keep it that way.

  3. Hey, It almost looks like a celebrity wedding! BTW – Check it out – you’ll be HAPPY you did! <- video on celeb weddings!


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