Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Artificial flowers/fresh flowers for wedding decor and bouquets???

Answer Question
 
rosesrred1

Asked by rosesrred1 at 12:55 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Home & Garden

Level 15 (1,976 Credits)
Answers (14)
  • i used them for my wedding. Only I had real ones.. no one could tell
    zoejains_momma

    Answer by zoejains_momma at 1:03 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Fresh flowers. They look beautiful and can smell wonderful. However, be careful. My mom is very allergic, so although I loved roses, they were a no-show at my wedding. My wonderful husband had a bouquet of roses at home for me later. We had gorgeous non-allergic flowers for the wedding. Guests love taking home the table centerpieces. Flowers don't have to be expensive if you are creative. Be careful with table ceterpieces; make sure the guests can still see each other to have conversation. Hope this is helpful. My wedding was almost 25 years ago!
    dzeldaz

    Answer by dzeldaz at 1:03 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Fresh flowers. Artificial flowers should never be used for anything ... TACKY!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:06 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • do a combo of both fresh for table settings / carrying things for you and bridal party......fake/plastic (they make really good ones) for things like draping over the alter, swag around the room and so on .......
    cara124

    Answer by cara124 at 1:40 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • fresh all the way. Get creative to cut cost. When is your wedding, what is the setting, what do you love? My mom used to be a florist, I've got all sorts of creative and cost effective ways to incorporate flowers without busting your budget!
    daylily888

    Answer by daylily888 at 7:33 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • I think sometimes you can find really really nice fake flowers. So nice, that you wouldnt even know that they are fake. If youre on a budget I think thats the way to go.
    KristinRox

    Answer by KristinRox at 9:34 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Fresh - my son's wedding was all fake except the Zinnias used at the reception.....TACKY, TACKY, TACKY. And yes, you CAN ALWAYS tell if they are fake.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:51 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Silk flowers as a part of a favor, yes-

    Real flowers for everything else-
    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:20 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • We used fresh but some artificial flowers are so nice you wouldn't know they weren't real. I just really wanted real flowers, that was 13 years ago, I might think differently now!
    Charizma77

    Answer by Charizma77 at 8:31 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • Fresh. Even if it's just daisies.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 10:07 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN