(Closed) To bling or not to bling…pic heavy

posted 6 years ago in DIY
  • poll: To bling or not to bling?
    Yes Bling'em : (76 votes)
    52 %
    No Don't bling'em : (70 votes)
    48 %
  • Post # 3
    5668 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Oh, bling them! I was worried until I scrolled down and saw the pictures. I think it’s just enough sparkle to give a classy look without being over the top.

    Post # 4
    12625 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

    They really look good both ways. Just wanted to say your flowers are lovely!

    Post # 5
    2196 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2017

    I like it with the bling best. They look pretty cool.

    Post # 6
    3668 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    I like the bling! It gives your bouquets a little sparkle but it’s still subtle enough so as not to be flashy.

    Post # 7
    1079 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Such beautiful bouquets!  I voted for don’t bling them.  I think they look absolutely gorgeous without the bling.  You said you’re not sure about the final look, could it be that there is a stone in every single flower?  That’s what kind of throws me off about them.  Could you maybe only put them here or there?  Or try putting something in between some of the flowers?  I think it will look great no mater what you choose!  I love DIY bouquets!!

    Post # 8
    715 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2012 - W Hotel Silicon Valley

    Wow, the foam flowers actually look fabulous! I say bling them, it is subtle enough!

    Post # 9
    344 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Sorry, I don’t like the bling. Or, I don’t like them placed right in the middle. I like them plain, because they look just a touch different from real flowers. But with the bling in the middle, the whole arrangement looks more fake than I like (totally my own opinion!)

    I don’t mind the bridesmaid bouquets that are white with the clear rhinestones- maybe you could find pink rhinestones for your bouquet? I think that would look more subtle.

    btw, I never knew about foam flowers- yours look really good : )

    Post # 10
    4355 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’m not a huge fan of bling IN flowers but yours don’t look bad. Maybe bling the ribbon wrapped on the stems if the BM’s want bling and you don’t want them in the flowers. 

    Never heard of foam flowers either but that’s AWESOME!!

    Post # 11
    420 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I think they’re so much more beautiful without the bling, plus if you like them better that way I think you should leave the bling out.  I’m not a huge fan of bling in general though.  Ultimately, I think you should go with what you think looks best since it’s your wedding and you’re making them.  🙂

    Post # 13
    286 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    @Double_rainbow:  I totally agree with this! I don’t really know what foam flowers are but they look really nice. The bling makes them stand out as fake though. Skip the bling.

    Post # 14
    123 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I vote BLING! but not in the center of every flower i made some of these:

    and put them in between the flowers and it come out great! but i love yous its beautiful!

    Post # 15
    2009 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I really dislike the bling.  They look really fake.

    But, I’m surprised at how nice the foam flowers look on their own!

    Well done!

    Post # 16
    927 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    No bling! Your flowers are gorgeous!

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