Post # 1
- Wedding: June 2008 - A garden wedding followed by a tented reception on Mr. Hummingbird's father's property.
I’ve just started thinking about the floral elements of our wedding and I was wondering what peoples experiences were with flowers.
Has anyone done silk flowers for their wedding? What would you say were the advantages or disadvantages of going the fake route?
Post # 3
Silk flowers can be just as pricey and sometimes even pricier than real.
Post # 4
I was a BM for my good friend’s wedding and made silk flower balls for her to hang at the reception. Not only did people didn’t notice, they loved it! After the wedding her grandmother shipped the balls to her cousin overseas so she could use it at HER receptioni!
Post # 5
We’re using real for bouquets and ceremony arrangements (which are being moved inside for the reception afterward) and silk for the centerpieces. That way we could do the centerpieces way ahead of time, they last forever and they were half the cost of having them done by a florist. We bought the flowers from Michaels when they were on sale. I think they look great and realistic and allow family guests a chance to take home something to remember the wedding.
Post # 6
Just a thought…My sister in law made dried flower arrangements that were absolutely gorgeous and we all still have them.