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Tossing Petals in a Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Ceremony Petal Toss
Michael and Jennifer are showered with petals at Odyssey Country Club in Tinley Park, Illiniois.

A Most Elegant Recessional Walk Option

You obtain your petals from a florist and they typically come by the boxful. They are typically given to your guests in one of two ways: They are placed in a paper cone, as shown above, and each guest is handed their petals as they walk to their seats; or the petals were placed on their seats prior to the ceremony. The only drawback to this method is that the guests need to hold these petals (upright) throughout your ceremony awaiting the conclusion. In the second version a handful of petals is placed in a baggies, and sealed, and the petals are placed on the seats prior to the ceremony as well.

Petal Toss in a Wedding CeremonyIt matters not which method you use to get those petals into the hands of your guests. You should not however, distribute petals at the end of the ceremony (which takes time and slows the tempo of the ceremony).

Guests will be asked to come out into the center aisle with me at the time of your recessional walk down the aisle. They will line both sides of the aisle, side by side, and facing inboard. As the two of you walk by, they will toss their petals and begin applauding you. With the couple moving slowly through the tossed petals, and the groom occasionally shaking hands along the way, the couple will kiss at center aisle, with all the petals aloft. Great photography indeed!





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