(Closed) Day old bouts??

posted 6 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
2616 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

they should if kept in fridge

Post # 4
2550 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I just e-mailed my florist about this. We are picking ours up the day before & she said they’d be fine just keep them refrigerated (them & any corsages). 

Post # 5
1026 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

We kept our on the kitchen table.  We put a small container down, filled it with ice and laid a damp towel over it.  We put the flowers on top of that and they were fine for the evening.  I was always told never to store flowers in a home refrigerator.  There are several common fruits/veggies that give off a gas that makes flowers wilt and turn brown much faster.  Home fridges also tend to be colder then the florists fridge and can freeze some flowers.

Post # 6
8576 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

One of my friends ordered flowers from Sams Club for her wedding, they arrived 2 days early. She was freaking out! She put in a room air conditioner in the spare bedroom they had, and kept it around 65 degrees, the flowers were fine!

Post # 7
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

roses are really hardy, so you’ll be fine. Do yourself a favor and make one or two extras, just in case.

Post # 8
725 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yes….totally fine.  I have made bouts for a family members wedding.  We made them the day before.  Once they were done I misted them with water and placed them in a zip lock baggie.  Blow a little air in the bag then seal.  Place them in the fridge and it will be perfect.

For my wedding I picked up our flowers at 10 am on Friday.  They were in the car until 2:30 pm when we finally got the the venue  where I placed them in the fridge.  They were also perfect for my Saturday wedding.

One tip:  Make an extra bout for the groom.  I find they get pretty smushed from all the hugging and stuff.  My hubby had one and then put a fresh one on for the reception.  Looked picture perfect and it was a good decision as our ceremony was fairly warly at noon.


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