(Closed) Need help please

posted 6 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
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2006 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

My paper flower bouquets had around 20 flowers each.  That might kinda help?  They were around the same size as real flowers.

Here is how big my bridal one turned out:

Post # 4
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5271 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

It is hard to say w/o knowing what kind of flowers you want to use.

The best way to determine this is for you to do a trial run with the specific flowers that you want to use. For example, I thought that 8 or so flowers would be good enough for my centerpeices & thank goodness I did a trial run, beucase I ended up needed double that to achieve the look I wanted!

Post # 6
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3697 posts
Sugar bee

@MeganB1008:  When I was talking to one florist about pricing, she mentioned that for round bouquets you generally need odd numbers of flowers rather than even dozens or half-dozens. It depends on the size of the bouquet you want, but she said that you would use 13 roses rather than 12 to do a “dozen” roses bouquet, and 23 or 25 roses would make a nicer bouquet arrangement than 24.

Definitely do a trial run – maybe even go to a craft store and surrepetitiously experiment with some silk flowers.

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