Wedding Flowers: DIY Wedding Flowers

Cheap Wedding Ideas
DIY Wedding Flowers

diy wedding flowers

Cheap wedding ideas like doing your own flowers will save huge amounts of money but going the DIY route should not be taken lightly.

Aside from the difficulties of designing and purchasing the correct flowers, you also have to know how to keep flowers fresh.

Here are some tips if you fancy being brave:

DIY Wedding Flowers

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Create your own wedding flowers. It's easy with this step by step guide!

  • If you are not an expert, consider taking a flower arranging course. Even the simplest of arrangements can be tricky and you will learn key essentials on how to cut, arrange and preserve your chosen flowers.

  • Study magazines and online flower websites for ideas on which flowers to choose, what is in season and when and also the various color options for each bloom.

  • Start with your design BEFORE deciding on your colors otherwise you may be tempted to choose expensive or unseasonal flower options to fit in with your wedding theme.

  • Use artificial flowers to practise before the big day. These are inexpensive and can also be used afterwards around the home or even at the wedding.

    You may even be tempted to go down the artificial wedding flowers route once you have seen how stunning budget silk wedding flowers can be!

Don't be afraid to enlist the help of others!

Maybe your mum's friend who happens to be an expert amateur flower arranger or a willing student, desperate to have a wedding in their portfolio.

And make full use of the fantastic wedding supplies out there from dazzling metallic thread to heart shaped foam pieces to match your wedding color scheme.

See how beautiful a centerpiece can be

pink table centerpiece
Photo by: John Griffiths

Don't be afraid to put a simple posy in the middle of your tables. You don't have to have expensive arty centerpieces to impress your friends and big tall arrangements only mean your guests won't talk to each other as they won't be able to see over your wedding table centerpieces!

Oh and don't get stressed over trying to match flower colors to the rest of your wedding theme.

A purple wedding, for example, may have dark pink and blue flowers as part of the purple theme and not just purple wedding flowers!

See our related pages for various ideas on wedding flower colors and other cheap wedding ideas.

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