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Homecoming Mums - for Boys ??

Posted by on Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:43 AM
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My son is a senior this year, and our homecoming is coming quick! I love making mums and have made them in the past, but what about my senior this year ? Do boys, who are seniors wear mums ? I have made my son some before, but it was just around the arm..... so does that change since now he is a senior ? I'm not too sure how this works, I didnt go to school in the south, but I do love this tradition of homecoming/mums. My daughter was a senior a few years ago and I made her a almost body length white mum, and it was just gorgeous ! I just want to make my son's senior year awesome ! So I dont want to miss a step ! Thanks for the advice !

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thatgirl70
by Carin on Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:48 AM
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Yes, they wear the shorter ones with the arm bands.

We never had mums in our high school. I never heard about them until I moved to Texas and worked in a hobby store for a few months. For about 2 months we had to make mums like crazy. HATED it! There a couple months in Texas by this point and my thought was "people are effin' insane here!" LOL.

-42-
by Gold Member on Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:50 AM

I feel totally stupid, but what is a mum?

momswag
by on Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:58 AM
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They're an elaborate arm corsage in the schools colors used during homecoming events. The male version is a mum garter. They're HUGE in Texas. 

Quoting -42-:

I feel totally stupid, but what is a mum?


texasjen
by Member on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:02 AM

HA ! I'm in Texas !! Been down here for 20 years, I love Texas !!

I'm from Philly, so we do not do the whole mum thing.... but I love all the hub bub about homecoming. Love going to my fav shop in Balch Springs to get all my supplies. But yes, a mum is a corsage made for girls and boys at homecoming.

thatgirl70
by Carin on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:17 AM
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Random google image, I had nothing to do with the making of these, LOL.

Quoting -42-:

I feel totally stupid, but what is a mum?


thatgirl70
by Carin on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:19 AM


Quoting texasjen:

HA ! I'm in Texas !! Been down here for 20 years, I love Texas !!

I'm from Philly, so we do not do the whole mum thing.... but I love all the hub bub about homecoming. Love going to my fav shop in Balch Springs to get all my supplies. But yes, a mum is a corsage made for girls and boys at homecoming.

What part? I've been here for 12 years, don't like it, not this part of the state. Too much wind and a lot of nothing else. 

texasjen
by Member on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Between Dallas and Tyler

Quoting thatgirl70:


Quoting texasjen:

HA ! I'm in Texas !! Been down here for 20 years, I love Texas !!

I'm from Philly, so we do not do the whole mum thing.... but I love all the hub bub about homecoming. Love going to my fav shop in Balch Springs to get all my supplies. But yes, a mum is a corsage made for girls and boys at homecoming.

What part? I've been here for 12 years, don't like it, not this part of the state. Too much wind and a lot of nothing else. 


quasi1980sensho
by on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:23 AM
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texasjen
by Member on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:23 AM

Oh that's great !! Thanks for the pix,,,

Quoting thatgirl70:

Random google image, I had nothing to do with the making of these, LOL.

Quoting -42-:

I feel totally stupid, but what is a mum?



Traci_Momof2
by on Aug. 30, 2012 at 11:31 AM

Interesting.  I've never heard of those before.

Quoting thatgirl70:

Random google image, I had nothing to do with the making of these, LOL.

Quoting -42-:

I feel totally stupid, but what is a mum?



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