Flowers are expensive. Many planners advise budget brides to either use ceremony flowers for the reception, or use fewer ceremony flowers. We decided to forgo ceremony flowers all together. Instead, we decorated the aisle with pinwheels, streamers, and antique brick found onsite.
The tutorial I used can be found on Once Wed.
For a fancier pinwheel, check out Style Me Pretty.
Hindsight Tip: Sharpen the ends of each dowel with a pencil sharpener to help get them into the ground easier.