(Closed) What are you doing with your bouquet AFTER the wedding?

posted 7 years ago in Flowers
  • poll: What are you doing with your bouquet AFTER the wedding?
    Throwing it away : (28 votes)
    40 %
    Probably storing it in a shoebox in the closet : (8 votes)
    11 %
    Having it made into jewelry- Please provide site! : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Having it pressed to hang in my house : (6 votes)
    9 %
    Drying it an having it somewhere in my house : (18 votes)
    26 %
    Other : (9 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    4137 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    i’m hoping to get a good picture of it and blow that up on canvas. the real thing will go in the garbage.

    Post # 4
    Member
    2714 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I woud like to have it preserved… I really like the way dried flowers look. I dried the flowers of a bridesmaid bouquet from last year and have it displayed in a vase. I’ll probably do the same with my bouquet!!

    Post # 5
    Member
    493 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We left on our honeymoon right away, so I gave my bouquet to my mom to have at her house until the flowers died.  Then it got tossed.  

    Post # 6
    Member
    1105 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I let mine dry up and have it sitting in my curio cabinet with the rest of my wedding stuff (guestbook, garter, candles, etc.)

    Post # 7
    Member
    8353 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2011

    My daughter is making mine with real touch flowers, so after the wedding, I will display it in our our home; probably with a framed picture of us. I already have the container for it.

    Post # 8
    Member
    2907 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I want to throw the bouquet and then I don’t have to worry about it!

    But we’re taking pictures the day after. I’m probably giving them to my mom (if she isn’t already overrun with centerpieces!).

    Post # 9
    Member
    14495 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Since I am having a bead bouquet, I have been looking for a vase for my mantle for it. 

    Post # 10
    Member
    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I voted for storing it in a shoebox in the closet but I plan on drying it and displaying it in a vase or something. I still have one of my Bridesmaid or Best Man bouquets from a wedding I was in 7 years ago. I have also dried roses from every set of flowers Fiance has ever sent me. Those I plan to put into a little bag and sew it underneath my dress.

    Post # 11
    Member
    3866 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2012

    @tksjewelry:  AWESOME!!!  I’d be tempted to attempt that, but I’m afraid I’m not THAT talented! 

    My are bouquet is ribbon roses and will be displayed after the wedding.  Actually, they’re ALREADY on display! lol

    Post # 12
    Member
    622 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    I chose other, because my sister had hers preserved in an Air tight container and the air in the box is some sort of preserving chemical its really pretty its a marble bottom with a glass dome over it and they look only slightly darker then when she got married 6 years ago, so i’m going to do the same… I’ll get the lady’s info and edit this post

    Post # 13
    Member
    204 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    @CTbride2010: That’s sounds really interesting, I’d like to save mine so I’d love some info on this!

    Post # 14
    Member
    2463 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    my mil dried it for me while i was on our honeymoon, so it’s in a vase. some of the flowers didn’t hold up so well, so might get tossed eventually…

    Post # 15
    Member
    476 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    There’s an organzation in my town that will pick up your flowers and deliver them to nursing homes & hospitals. That’s probably what I’ll do with all of them. While it does make me feel good, I also get a reciept for my taxes as a donation.

    Post # 16
    Member
    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I never save anything but I actually have mine, hanging in a back closet- I dried it.  Darling Husband made it, so I guess I felt attached.

    The topic ‘What are you doing with your bouquet AFTER the wedding?’ is closed to new replies.

    Find Amazing Vendors