(Closed) DIY flowers test run! Los Angeles flower district! (pics)

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
Post # 2
2089 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

They look fantastic! I especially love your bouquet

  • This reply was modified 6 years, 5 months ago by  linnylou_88.
Post # 3
899 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - 11/15/14-Vineyard

Great job! Love them! 

Post # 4
772 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Gold Hill Gardens

Those are beautiful! I’m wholesaling our centerpiece flowers through a local florist – but I really wish I could do what you did. We just don’t live near a Flower Market like that . . . amd I’m a June 21 bride, too! Happy summer solstice wedding!

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

Wow this is stunning!! Good job : )

Post # 6
6506 posts
Bee Keeper

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ljbentley:  Gorgeous, gorgeous bouquet and centerpiece. They are going to look spectacular for your wedding!!

Post # 8
129 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Gorgeous!  Such a great money saver. I did this, too, only on a smaller scale. Recently I helped a friend with a project as large as yours (spent 800$ on flowers,supplies, vases)   flowers also LA floeer Mart.   we almost bit off more than we could chew and it led to a very stressful wedding morning. Make sure you have PLENTY of help, are organized,  etc. 

Post # 9
1914 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Dallas, TX

Beautiful! I wish we had a flower market like that!

Post # 10
255 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Those look amazing! You really blended the colors and textures well.

I love the LA flower market, but be warned on a summer saturday you are going to want to shop around 7am or earlier to get the best selection (the professional florists all go through around 5am)

Post # 11
335 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

We also bought flowers from LA flower market to make our own bouquets, corsages, and boutonnieres. Mine didn’t turn out as nice as yours though! The corsages were hardest part. Definitely allot enough time and help, we spent all day before putting all the flowers together.

Post # 12
16 posts

They’re beautiful… I wish there was a flower market like that here in the Tampa area.  But there’s nothing like that here


Post # 13
1228 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

This is such a good idea! I have driven through the flower district sooo many times, usually on my way to the fashion district, heh. I originally wasn’t going to have any flowers but my mom really wants centerpieces and I am sure she will get a kick out of shopping for them downtown. the flowers should keep in water if we buy them Friday and use them Sat morning, right?

Post # 14
1219 posts
Bumble bee

Love your bouquet.  It looks very similar to my daughter’s.  Hers had pinecones added since it was a winter wedding.


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