(Closed) Help me Decide DIY Bouquet…

posted 6 years ago in DIY
  • poll: What's your favorite non-floral bouquet?
    Fabric : (59 votes)
    61 %
    Pearls/Crystals : (26 votes)
    27 %
    Paper : (11 votes)
    11 %
  • Post # 4
    5655 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I personally prefer paper flowers BUT that may be b/c my bouquet was paper…

    Out of the 3 pics I definitely prefer the fabric AND I think it woudl fit the formality of your wedding better.

    If you do decide to go with paper I would add another kind of flower in the bouquet to go along with the kusudama. I used rolled roses & the kusudama all different sizes to work for the “shaping” of the bouquet.

    Here’s a pic of mine for reference

    Post # 6
    46 posts
    • Wedding: June 2012

    if you have a bit of a whimsical flair in your decor, I say go for the paper because I love how well those boquets photgraph. But it sounds a bit more formal, those pearls would really pop with the Navy dresses and go very well together. That’s the first pearl bouquet I’ve seen before and it’s gorgeous! Maybe do fabric flowers for the bouts? 

    Post # 7
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @colli459:  I’m diggin’ the paper bouquet.

    Post # 8
    400 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    mine are paper too 😉 but way different


    Post # 9
    3978 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I think paper would be too informal, given your wedding.

    The pearl bouquets are beautiful, but you’ll run into the same color problem since I don’t think you can get copper or navy pearls either.

    Fabric seems the best option.

    Post # 10
    120 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    i would say  pearls- maybe white with some sparkle for you, and you should be able to find dyed glass pearls in copper tones- some of those for bridesmaids?

    Post # 11
    2416 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Love the fabric!

    Post # 13
    554 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Love the paper ones – want to do that type of bouquet myself!


    Post # 14
    1813 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    How about a mix of Fabric and Pearls?  Or Feathers?  I’ve seen some gorgeous  feather bouquets on the internet, just type in Feather Bouquets in google and search icons.

    Post # 15
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    @Cariad:  I was thinking the same thing…a mix of fabric and pearls.

    Post # 16
    3360 posts
    Sugar bee

    I really like the paper ones but they dont say wedding so much to me.. the fabric ones look great and I think your colors would be amazing 🙂 

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