Top 46 Intimate Purple Lavender Wedding Ideas For 2023

Use lavender to add relaxing vibes with love and joy to your wedding!

Are you looking for the most relaxed and intimate lavender wedding theme ideas inspired by purple weddings for spring 2023? Lavender always reminds me of a bright spring morning with warm sunshine and soft wind. Lavender, as a plant, is a great element for a rustic country wedding as bouquets, favors, arches, centerpieces… let alone it also can bring provence to your garden or backyard. Today I’ll share you 46 intimate purple-inspired lavender wedding theme ideas. I hope you’ll like them!

What makes Lavender Wedding Colors so popular? 

Lavender is a popular wedding color because it can be used to make lovely bouquets, centerpieces and other floral wedding arrangements without breaking bank. Lavender is has always been the best choice for romantic weddings due to its association with love, romance, and elegance.

Lavender has a calming and soothing effect, which can help create a relaxed and intimate atmosphere on your big day. The soft purple hue is delicate and feminine, making it the perfect accent color for a wedding.

Top Intimate Purple Lavender Wedding Theme Ideas for 2023
Top Intimate Purple Lavender Wedding Theme Ideas for 2023

Lavender Wedding Centerpieces

Lavender wedding centerpieces are one of top choices for weddings because of their soothing and calming scent that flows through your soul. Using lavender color accents into your purple wedding centerpieces brings romantic and intimate vibe with its fragrant and delicate blossoms.

Overall, lavender wedding centerpieces offer a combo of beauty, fragrance, and affordability – making them a popular choice for couples looking to add a special touch to their wedding day.

Chic purple-inspired lavender wedding centerpiece ideas
Chic purple-inspired lavender wedding centerpiece ideas (images via The Knot / Wedding Wire / Style Me Pretty / Invites Weddings)

Lavender Wedding Bouquets

It's no secret that lavender wedding bouquets are popular because they offer a calming fragrance and romantic appeal to the bride on her special walk down the aisle. The light purple colors offer delicacy, while the aroma captivates the guests as she approaches the alter.

Did we mention that lavender wedding flowers are more affordable than sunflower bouquets? Transform your ceremony into something memorable and magical by adding this unique flower.

Lavender themed wedding bouquets for purple weddings
Lavender themed wedding bouquets for purple weddings (images via English Wedding / Instagram / French Wedding Style)

Lavender Boutonnieres

Wearing lavender boutonnieres on your wedding day is a romantic approach to create a mystical air to the ceremony. These stunning lavender boutonnieres are the perfect way for your “blue crew” to show their love and dedication to the bride.

Purple lavender themed wedding boutonnieres for 2023
Purple lavender themed wedding boutonnieres for 2023
trending wedding boutonniere ideas with lavender
Trending purple wedding boutonniere ideas with lavender (images via Ruffled Blog / Stylish Bridal Flowers / Happy Wedd / Oh Best Day Ever / The Every Last Detail / Style Me Pretty)

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Lavender Wedding Arches

If you're planning an outdoor wedding with purple theme, sprinkle some lavender flower petals around the wooden arch to create a charming and fragrant atmosphere. You can also tie bunches of lavender with other flowers or greenery to the arch for a more romantic look. Here's how lavender wedding arches would look like:

Lavender wedding arch decoration ideas with greenry, dusty blue and light pink shades.
Lavender wedding arch decoration ideas with greenry, dusty blue and light pink shades. (images via Once Upon A Time A Wedding / Green Wedding Shoes / Wedding Forward / The Knot)

Lavender Wedding Cakes

Are you looking for a change from the traditional blue wedding cake? Test out these lavender infused purple wedding cakes at a local bakery to change things up for your reception. From these cakes, we loved the lavender and greenery cake. Tell us which lavender cake you liked the most.

Recommended: 45+ Delicious Wedding Cake Pops Ideas

Trending lavender purple wedding cakes with greenery and other floral arrangements
Trending lavender purple wedding cakes with greenery and other floral arrangements. (images via Happy Wedd / Junebug Weddings / Whimsical Wonderland Weddings / Brides / Style Me Pretty)

Aisle & Chair Decorated With Lavender

From aisle to chairs, there are so many ways to incorporate lavender into wedding decor. Decorate the small wedding ceremony with lavender by incorporating it into wedding arches, pews, or aisle decorations.

Use lavender to decorate the reception by incorporating it into table centerpieces, chair decor, or as part of a floral display. Check out these wedding aisles and chairs decorated with lavender looking so beautiful!

Wedding aisle chair decorations with lavender look stunning and freshing to eyes.
Wedding aisle chair decorations with lavender look stunning and freshing to eyes. (images via Mod Wedding / The Natural Wedding Company / Whimsical Wonderland Weddings / Bridal Musings / The Knot / Wedding Wire / Style Me Pretty / Invites Weddings)

Is Lavender Wedding Expensive?

The cost of wedding with lavender floral arrangements (such as bouquets, arches and ceremony decor) is usually cheaper as compared to other flowers. The cost can vary depending on several factors, including:

  • Seasonality: Lavender is typically in season during the summer months, and its availability and cost can fluctuate depending on the time of year.
  • Location: The cost of lavender can vary depending on where you live and the local flower market.
  • Quality: The quality of lavender can also impact its cost, with premium lavender being more expensive.
  • Quantity: The cost of lavender will also depend on the quantity you need for your wedding.

In general, lavender weddings are considered a more budget friendly weddings compared to some of the more traditional wedding flowers like roses, peonies, or orchids. However, it's always best to get quotes from local florists to determine the exact cost of lavender for your wedding.

Fun Facts About Lavender

Relaxing & Calming

Lavender is an evergreen budget-friendly plant native to the Mediterranean region and is known for its distinctive aroma and purple flowers. In the language of flowers, lavender symbolizes purity, devotion, and calmness.

Health Benfits

Lavender is often used in aromatherapy (using essential oils for therapeutic benefit) and has been shown to have calming and relaxing effects on the body and mind. In traditional medicine, lavender is used for pain relief, calming nerves, and falling asleep faster.

Common FAQs

We have explained the common questions on using lavender at your purple wedding. If you're looking to add lavenders into wedding favors but confused, explore our blog for more wedding inspirations and ideas..

Does lavender has long vase life?

Lavender has a long vase life and can last for several days before wilting. This can help you save money on ceremonial decorations.

Is lavender low maintenance?

Lavender is sort of hardy plant that requires less care and attention compared to some other flowers such as roses, which helps to reduce the cost of growing and producing lavender.

What color goes well with lavender for a wedding?

You can pair lavender with colors such as blush pink, pale blue, sage green, gold, and ivory to create a beautiful wedding palette. The best color palette with lavender will depend on personal style, venue, and time of year.

Can blue go well with lavender wedding?

The short answer is yes. Blue hues such as dusty blue and navy blue easily go well with lavender and purple to make a solid dark color palette, but we suggest using some light colors with lavender at weddings.

When is lavender in season for weddings?

Depending on the variety and region, lavender is an evergreen summer plant that blooms from late June to early August. Since they are native to the Mediterranean, lavender plants may only be available in other locations for a short period of time each year. If you're planning to incorporate lavender into your wedding, talk to your local florists to find out if it is available.

Can you throw lavender at weddings?

Yes, tossing dried lavender petals is a fun and eco-friendly tradition at weddings as a substitute for rice, birdseed, or flower petals. The dried petals can be scattered by guests as the couple exits the ceremony or used to decorate the aisle or reception tables.

Can you wear lavender to a wedding?

The short answer is yes. Lavender is a popular purple color choice for wedding attire for the bride, groom, and even guests. Due to its soft and romantic color shades, lavender adds a touch of elegance to any wedding outfit.

How long does lavender last at wedding?

Freshly cut lavender can last up to 2 weeks when stored properly in a vase with water and away from direct sunlight and heat sources. Dried lavenders can last for several months if stored at cool and dry.

How to make a lavender wedding bouquet?

To make a lavender wedding bouquet, you'll need fresh or dried lavender stems, floral wire, floral tape, scissors, and ribbon or twine. Cut the lavender stems to a uniform length, wrap a piece of floral wire around each stem, arrange the wired stems in a bouquet shape, wrap floral tape around the stems to secure them, wrap ribbon or twine around the stems just below the flowers, and trim the stems to the desired length. Your lavender wedding bouquet is now complete!

Is lavender a fall wedding color?

Lavender is a great color for fall wedding decorations like table settings, flower arrangements, and bridesmaid dresses. When using lavender at a fall wedding, it's important to think about the overall color scheme and theme of the party to make sure the color fits in well.

Is lavender bad luck at a wedding?

No. Lavender is not a symbol of bad luck at weddings. In fact, it's often associated with love, devotion, and happiness. Historically, lavender (or purple) was believed to have protective properties and was used in weddings to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck to the newlyweds.

what is a lavender wedding?

Lavender weddings have a unique color palette with purple shades that is incorporated throughout the ceremony and reception to bring calm and soothing vibe.


The use of lavender in wedding arrangements such as bouquets and boutonnieres, centerpieces, ceremony decorations, reception decorations, wedding favors, as well as food and drink, is one way to include lavender into the decor of a wedding. Couples are able to impart a whiff of smell, some passion, and some beauty into their weddings by using lavender in these various methods. That concludes our article on top 46 intimate purple lavender wedding theme ideas. Hope you enjoyed it!

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