(Closed) Flower petals cost HOW much? aka- what are alternative biodegradable sprinklies?

posted 7 years ago in Flowers
Post # 4
404 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Perhaps ask all your guests to raid their gardens and give you a few basket fulls of flower petals before the wedding day? That’s the only thingI can think of. Flowers are SO expensive. :/

Post # 5
126 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Not sure when your wedding is, but if it is in the fall you could use real fall leaves.

Post # 6
3977 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Get cheap carnations from the gorcery store and tear them up, much cheaper than the ridiculous ‘pre-made’ petals that florists sell.

I’m not sure how well flower petals dry by themselves, guess you could test it out.

Post # 7
161 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I plan on using random flower petals, I thought I would be a rebel and not use rose petals. Flowers are disgustingly expensive. Farmers markets, grocery stores, other peoples gardens (with permission would be best) are places I will be looking at for my petals. Good Luck! 

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