(Closed) Are fake submerged flowers bad???

posted 6 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
393 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I don’t think they are too bad. I would prefer that over fake flowers in regular vases. If thats what you can afford, then do it 🙂

I’m also struggling with using real flowers, just because they don’t last forever.. But if they are already cut and inexpensive, I might as well use them!

Post # 4
1093 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

We’re using fake ones and we’re very happy with them. Water fluffs them up nicely, and they are MUCH more affordable.  If you’re using colored flowers though, I did see on another thread that sometimes they bleed, so soak them first.

Post # 5
684 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I think it looks beautiful. I was at a fancy wedding in Toronto and the bride told me that all the beautiful decorations were DIY from the Dollar store supplies. The submerged flowers in tall vases were amazing, I would have never known that they didn’t spend a fortune on them if she didn’t tell me.

Post # 6
2607 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

as long as theyre good quality, convincing fakes, I dont mind.  Michaels has some so real looking I challenge anyone to tell, especially underwater!

Post # 7
5547 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2011

Just make sure if they are colored they don’t dye the water.

Post # 8
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I think it is much harder to tell in water… And who really looks that close anyway? Do fake and save money. I am doing fake as well.

Post # 9
882 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I didn’t even realize the ones in the pictures you posted were fake. They look great! Full disclosure, I’m not a fan of the submerged flowers. In our florial trial, they mocked some up (real submerged orchids) for me, and I thought they looked like they were drowning. So, maybe the fake ones don’t wilt as much and actually look better than real ones underwater! 

Post # 10
3295 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i used fake. i dont see why not… way cheaper.

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