(Closed) Turquoise flowers???

posted 8 years ago in Flowers
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

There are no such thing as turquios, teal or any variation of the color in flowers… much to my dismay concidering MY colors are teal and black. I am gaving to add in purple just so I can have pretty and cohesive bouquet. So, Yes! Do red! It will be gorgeous and fits perfectly in with your color sceme. And you can always add turquois ribbons to the stem. Its what I plan on doing!

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

This is a cheat, but I’ve seen it work with Queen’s Anne Lace as well as carnations. 

Mix up with food dye the color you want (you can either mix it up using the food dye from your local store or you might be able to find turquiose online) and add it to water.  Take white carnations (or, if the time of year is right, Queen Anne’s Lace) and put them into the water and let them soak up the colored water.  The carnations/Queen Anne’s Lace will change color.

Your other options are tissue paper flowers, fabric flowers or ribbon roses/flowers using turquoise paper/fabric/ribbon. 

Otherwise, your only other choice is red and variations of red.

good luck!!!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Definitely flowers can be sprayed. I’m sure if you Google you will fnd how it’s done. i have seen flowers sprayed all kinds of colors before.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

Some variations of Forget me nots are a more teal color. They’re pretty small though.

Dying flowers isn’t too difficult though – PP described it the way I’ve done it before.

Post # 8
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: July 2012

These are my colors as well.  I went the ribbon/antique button route.  It’s not finished yet because I’m still adding stems and such but you can still get the idea with their temporary “bucket” placement! 

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Yes, flowers can be dyed turquoise. i had planned on going that direction since they were our wedding colors. Then I picked up a few pompoms that had been died to play with centerpiece ideas. The dye got on everything so I nixed turquoise flowers right away. We did shades of blue and turquoise for our colors so we ended up going with an accent color orange. But in your case, I think the red would be beautiful (I wish we had done red flowers).

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