Post # 17
- Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge
I have fake calla lillies for decor in my house. This is the picture I took of them at our old house. Ignore the colors I wanted bright for the spring lol but I had several people ask me if they were real.
ETA: Here is a picture of real calla lillies we have planted in our yard. This is a picture from last year, as the calla’s haven’t bloomed yet this year.
Post # 18
@Lily_of_the_valley: I used fake real touch flowers for my bouquets and the mens boutonnieres. My bouquet was a combination of different types orchids and plumerias and the mens boutonnieres were orchids. Everyone thought all the flowers were real! You can take a peak at my recap to see the flowers in action. Below is a picture of my bouquet
Post # 19
good point about the stems! I’ll have to keep that in mind
Post # 20
so beautiful! The resort I’m getting married at has a bouquet similar to yours included in the wedding package. They are real flowers and I have heard stories of the pollen staining the bride’s wedding dress! Eeek!
Post # 21
WHERE did you get those?! Amazing!! I want to do silk flowers but I’m so nervous they won’t look good but yours look awesome!
Post # 22
@Lily_of_the_valley: It depends on the quality of the faux flowers, but I agree wtih your that hydrangeas are usually well done. I’ve seen Calla lilies and lilies-of-the-valley and SOME lilies that look fine as faux. I’ve also seen come lilies that look hideous.
I’ve never seen a realistic looking bearded iris.
I walk past the bins of fake flowers at the crafts stores and evaluate what isn’t ugly. There are a fair number of ugly ones.
Stick to White as a color–they often don’t get the colors true. Red or yellow or pink roses are easy to copy, though. Years ago I bought miniature roses that were really great copies and they have plastic (not fabric) stems and leaves.
Post # 23
I got them from a website called bloombridal.com The flowers are called real touch flowers and they look incredibly real!!!!
Post # 24
Thats exactly why I chose fake flowers!!!!! I would freak if they ruined my dress!!! Plus I get to keep my bouquet forever and so can all my bridesmaids