Centerpieces and bouquet out of silk flowers?
I would really rather use silk flowers due to budget, but I want them to not look 'cheap' either. Any suggestions as to where to buy from or how to do them so that they look nicer?
Thank you!

Married: 08/11/2012
Posted On: Feb 6, 2012 at 11:02 AM • Vendors are allowed • Add to My WatchlistFlag As Inappropriate1 like

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Married: 11/06/2012
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Feb 06, 2012 at 11:17 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I have a silk bouquet and my florist got everything from either Hobby Lobby or Michael's.

Edited On: Feb 06, 2012 at 2:57 PM

That one chick who's married to that one dude
Married: 2+ years ago
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Feb 06, 2012 at 11:23 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Hobby lobby and michaels will do wonders. I made my own bouquet and it looks really nice and it was so much cheaper than real flowers. I got my flowers from hobby lobby, michaels and walmart (because I liked the hydrangeas at walmart better). It's a bad pic, but they came out great. Also, I tried to pick silk flowers that you can find in the actual flower (like blue hydrangeas, lavader roses, etc).


Married: 08/11/2012
Feb 06, 2012 at 11:49 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
Oh great. Thank you :) I will be checking them out! And "That One Chick", it does look very nice!

Married: 07/28/2012
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Feb 06, 2012 at 1:52 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I bought mine from Hobby Lobby. I think they are called real touch flowers and I love them. And they feel like real roses.


Married: 05/05/2012
Feb 06, 2012 at 1:52 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Hobby Lobby is my favorite. We made all of our floral arrangements (centerpieces & bouquets out of sil flowers.) my favorite are the ones that look real with the thick real looking stems. This is our bouquets i think they look really real & they turned out great.


Hayley C™
Married: 2+ years ago
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Feb 06, 2012 at 1:55 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Real touch is the way to go.

check out www.retailmenot.com for coupons for all 3 stores (Joann fabric, Michaels, hobby lobby) They will accept competitors coupons. Print out one from each store when you go shopping at they will let you use all 3 coupons on the same day

Married: 05/05/2012
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Feb 06, 2012 at 2:45 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I got my flowers at Hobby Lobby too. I bought the kissing balls in the wedding aisle. Those had the nicest flowers. I'm just tearing them apart. They almost feel like suede or velvet. half off, each one was 5 or 7 dollars. So, for about $40, I got enough flowers for my bouquet, the other arrangements, and all of our pew bows. That one chick--I LOVE Walmarts Hydrangeas too!! I just couldn't find a way to make them fit into my whole floral scheme. Good luck!!


Married: 04/02/2012
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Feb 06, 2012 at 2:49 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Check out alexisgracedesigns on etsy.com! She did my bridesmaids' bouquets and they turned out gorgeous! She's working on my bouquet now.


Married: 11/13/2011
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Feb 06, 2012 at 2:53 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I used real touch roses and it even fooled my mom!

I had them all set up ready for the wedding in the hotel while we were getting ready and my mom went over, touched them, SMELLED them and said "these are so pretty! but arent you afraid they will die without water?" I laughed at her..."theyre fake mom" SMH

Honey B.
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Feb 06, 2012 at 2:55 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I purchased our centerpiece flowers from Michael's and our bouquets/bouts from a seller on Ebay who put them all together. I love that they're silk flowers and you can't even tell!

Married: 07/29/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 6:27 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I too am using artifical flowers. I found this great site
http://www.silkflowersfactory.com/

Ashley C (formerly P)
Married: 03/31/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 6:32 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Hobby Lobby when they have their "All stems 50% off" sale which is every other week. I used real touch roses as well.


Married: 06/09/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 8:08 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I got all of my flowers at Michaels on Black Friday...for $136:

-my bouquet
-tossing bouquet
-6 BMs
-12 bouts
-5 corsages
-7 vases for bouquets
-supplies: glue gun, floral tape, pins, ribbon, etc.

I'm not making floral centerpieces, but just using the 7 vases with bouquets around the reception hall.

They look amazing...that's funny about @Now I Am Mrs. Clark...when I told my MOH I was using fake flowers she almost cringed. She came over to my apt a few days ago and was like, "Katie, I thought you were using fake..and won't they all die since you got them so early?" I laughed and showed her that they are fake...she was amazed! I promise I'll post pics when I'm done...but not yet :)

Michaels FREQUENTLY has sales...and a lot of the time its specific to florals. You can either sign up for their newsletter or go to their website "this week's deals." Wait for one that is a percentage off your ENTIRE purchase instead of one item. They have these once a month or so! Good luck!

Married: 06/09/2012
Feb 09, 2012 at 8:18 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Not sure if you're set on using silk flowers or a specific flower, but I'm buying real roses at Safeway, 12 for $10 or 18 for $13. It's enough to make a nice-sized bouquet, plus I will add some baby's breath and maybe another type of flower if I decide to split the roses up. You can even place an order for however many you need, in any color, instead of buying whatever they have on the floor. Hope this helps!

Married: 02/19/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 8:33 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I used afloral.com. They were great. Also used hobby lobby and a place in sugar land Texas.

Married: 02/19/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 8:52 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
here they are


Married: 02/19/2012
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Feb 09, 2012 at 8:53 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
this is like my bouquet. All silk!


Married: 05/12/2012
Feb 10, 2012 at 12:38 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I ordered mine and my maid of honors bouquet from afloral.com
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