(Closed) my DIY Fake Flower Bouquets

posted 9 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

They look nice.

I think the stems on your bouquets could be a little shorter though, and I would wrap the stems of the bouts with ribbon, but other than that, you did a wonderful job:-)

Post # 6
204 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

I think the biggest problem with your bouquets is the design looks dated. They remind me of the bouquets that were all the rage in the 90’s with bold colors always paired with white, and a perfectly round shape to them. I feel like more modern bouquets look a lot more organic, have a much more relaxed and looser shape, and use more muted colors. I found a picture (below)

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Post # 7
1313 posts
Bumble bee

I think they look nice! What a relief to get them done and out of the way. Good for you!

I am doing DIY fresh flowers the day before the wedding – eek!

Post # 8
205 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

those are beautiful and i love the colors! my colors are that dark purple!

i found some of my flowers at the dollar store the picasso calla lily so i am going to start buying them and making arranagments and bouquets for my bridesmaid!

great job i might need your help with mine LOL

Post # 9
413 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I think you did a great job! Are you going to add any flower crystals or a little bling on the ribbon? These are all just ideas how you have them now is perfectly fine! I have started gathering inspiration pictures because I plan on doing mine also. I am with Medina I might need some guidance from you. LOL

Post # 10
1897 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Dude, Twinkle–y’ouch!

I am amazed at people who make their own bouquets—I think you used a great variety and should be pleased with them.  I second that the stems are a bit too long, but otherwise–I’d say leave ’em be!  bravo.

Post # 11
1074 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Wow, that’s really impressive for DIY!!!  Good job

Post # 12
1269 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

They look awesome!  I am DIYing mine but with fabric flowers and I’ve been too afraid to start.  Where did you get all the flowers from?  They look better than what I’ve seen at my craft stores.  Or maybe it’s all the variety you used.  Love the colors.

Post # 13
420 posts
Helper bee

I really like them! I just ordered mine from afloral.com and im happy with choosing fake flowers. Honestly, im not in love with the 2 blue rhinestones. I would add them elsewhere. Also, the white in your bouquet will go great with your dress … I would not worry about that outdated comment.

Post # 14
81 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

They look beautiful! Im DIYing my flowers too. Yours came out great—the perfect mix of colors. Great job!

Post # 15
1739 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

i love them, i think they are great. can you make mine??? 😛    i want mine round like that and i dont care if it looks dated.   great job

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