What’s everyone doing with their wedding flowers after the wedding? I’m considering having a piece made from the dried flowers that replicates the bouquet but it’s almost $600 for a 12x12 and I haven’t talked myself into it. The concept is a AWESOME and I know I’d love it but I want to hear everyone else’s plans too!
My planner found someone who is casting some of our florals into a necklace as a charm. I’m having one made for my FW and plan to surprise her for Christmas or our one year anniversary 💗 also having a matching one made for me 💗
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That’s a thought but they’d fall apart eventually and we’re honeymooning immediately so I wouldn’t get to it. This idea is to press them, then frame them basically. You ship it off and it’s created for you.
We didn't make any plans before the wedding day so I ended up drying them myself. They are sitting in the living room as I don't know what to do with it now... Maybe will get a shadow box for it. If you have a service or store in mind already, definitely reserve with them in advance to book a spot. Since the flowers start wilting immediately, you will need to ship them as soon after your wedding as possible. I looked for these the day after my wedding and many were fully booked far in advance - no "walk-ins". 😅
I love the idea of preserving your wedding flowers in some way, and I found this company on Instagram! You send off your flowers within 24-48 hours and they have a botanist dry them, and an artist arrange and set them (I assume in some sort of epoxy) for display! https://soilandsoul.studio/for-the-bride
Professional preservation was more than I could afford. We left for our honeymoon within 2 days of the wedding. I ended up throwing out the bouquet right before we left, but I kept the 2 charms I had on it. I kind of regret throwing it away. It was so beautiful, but it was just so huge and I stupidly didn't come up with a plan before the wedding. I didn't think I'd be the sentimental type for something like that but apparently I am.
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I regret not having a preservation service already lined up, definitely! It was something that I didn't even think about until my day-of coordinator brought my bouquet to the bridal suite at the end of the night. I totally blanked out when she asked what I was going to do with it. 😭