15 Ways to Use Red Roses in Your Wedding

The red rose is classic. It’s timeless. But that doesn’t mean is has to be boring! In celebration of National Red Rose day, here are 15 fresh ways to use this beloved flower from one of our favorite florists, Tantawan Bloom.

1. Mix light and dark red to give your bouquet more depth.

red roses bridal bouquet

Photo Credit: Craig Paulson Photography2. Create an ultra-romantic ceremony backdrop with bud vases and piles and piles of petals.

red roses ceremony backdrop

Photo Credit: Craig Paulson Photography3. Add volume by mixing masses of greenery and hydrangeas with your roses.

red roses floral arrangement

Photo Credit: Heather Waraksa Photography4. Clean and streamlined, place tight balls of red roses atop clear cylinder vases.

red roses wedding centerpiece

Photo Credit: Fred Marcus Studio5. Add a whimsical touch by stringing vines through the roses.

red roses wedding centerpiece

Photo Credit: Brian Hatton Photography6. Mirrored vases and a sequined tablecloth help give these multi-hued red roses a modern touch.

red roses centerpieces

Photo Credit: Tantawan Bloom7. Branches bursting from the roses make a bold impression.

red roses wedding centerpiece

Photo Credit: Fred Marcus Studio8. Top each mini arrangement with a candle for a romantic vibe.

red roses wedding centerpiece

Photo Credit: Fred Marcus Studio9. Roses winding up the vase lend a garden-fresh appeal.

red roses wedding centerpiece

Photo Credit: Fred Marcus Studio10. Accent a modern lamp-inspired centerpiece with this classic bloom.

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Brian Hatton Photography11. Get the best of both worlds with a high-low centerpiece.

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Tantawan Bloom12. Glass orbs suspended from a rose cloud add a bit of whimsy to your wedding look.

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Tantawan Bloom13. Why choose just one centerpiece style when you can have three?

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Brian Hatton Photography14. It’s like a glam version of a palm tree, with roses surrounding the cylinder vase, candles cascading up the tree, and oversized tropical leaves topping off the look.

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Tantawan Bloom15. Decorate your sweetheart table with a sleek, streamlined rose table runner.

red roses weddng centerpiece

Photo Credit: Brian Hatton Photography—Kristen Klein