(Closed) Thoughts on These Silk Flowers..or Fresh Flowers Intsead? Pics Included

posted 6 years ago in Flowers
  • poll: Silk Flowers vs Fresh Flowers?
    The silk flowers would look pretty! : (21 votes)
    51 %
    Silk flowers look out of place for a wedding! Do fresh flowers instead! : (20 votes)
    49 %
  • Post # 4
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    @hunnybee123:  I think those silk flowers are gorgeous and I’ll probably end up going the silk flower route for my own wedding. I don’t think they’d look out of place, as long as they’re high quality and don’t have frayed edges or anything like that. I bet so few people would even notice that they’re silk and not fresh anyway.

    Post # 6
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    2731 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    @hunnybee123:  I think ordering one and seeing how you like it is a great idea! And re-selling is a big pro of going with silk flowers too!

    Post # 7
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    2305 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    I can’t believe that second picture is silk! I think if you go good quality, silk flowers are fine. 

    I agree with  @CarolinaCola, most people wont notice.

    Post # 11
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    796 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Again, it might be nice to order some and do a mock-up, or at least order a sampling before you decide. I ordered some flowers off http://www.afloral.com to use for the centerpiecese (submerged calla lilies and stephanotis) and I think they’re going to be fantastic. I doubt most people will really notice. 

    Post # 12
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I agree that a mock up will give you the best idea of what they will look like but honestly, if you’re using higher quality silks, I think they’ll look great! The second picture really is fantastic!

    Good luck!

    Post # 13
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    279 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Your first pics and your third are beautiful!  We are doing fake flowers for the advantages of time and price. Also, there aren’t many fresh choices in WI in late September. I did all ours for around $50 and there were A LOT. ( I shopped sales)  Plus I wanted to design my own flowers.  Our colors are copper, sage green and ivory with the girls in black dresses. 

    All the flowers

    Corsages and bouts

    Groom’s bout

    Brides bouquet

     

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