(Closed) Black flowers/Carnations?

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

gerberas:

black calla lilly:which is actually a deep purple

anenomes:

black dahlias:black flowers2

black iris:black flowers7

black tulips:

Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

ooo i love the idea of the carnations! although i am no help bc i dont know how to dye them 🙂

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I think accorn is right…probably this carnation or similar photographed as a black and white.  The black tulips and black dahlias are beautiful though!  Best of luck.

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Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m doing black and white too, with blue as an accent color, so any flowers I use will probably be blue…but I love the look of the black and white flowers!  Anemones are my favorite, but I think you should get a bunch of cheap white carnations and try to dye them, if they turn out well you’re golden, if not, keep looking for other options.  Good luck!

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Yup, you just dye them!! 🙂

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

@julies1949: Ah, you posted a pic of my favorit tulips-Queen of the Night.  I actually brought some of the bulbs back from the Netherlands.  They are truly stunning in person.  Unfortunately, I had some very hungry squirrels who thought they were quite tasty Tongue out

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

if you put a bunch of white carnations in a vase with water and black dye, the dye creeps up the stems and will color the flowers in that marbley effect. haven’t done it in ages but i remember doing this for some reason or another in high school.

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We are also doing black and white for our wedding colors and I love the idea of black tipped carnations!

@pb and j- I’m going to try that this weekend, awesome suggestion!

Post # 14
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Busy bee

I think that the carnations and anemones are lovely.  The very black flowers may not work well against a black bridesmaid gown, but they would probably be lovely against a white wedding gown!

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I think the diy with gerbera daisies or carnations work best! I saw those blackish purple calla lillies at a flower show they’re beautiful!! My fav is the black dahlia maybe you can find them online!

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