You seem to spend so long planning your wedding, making sure everything is perfect. Ensuring you have the right dress, the perfect bridal bouquet and other floral decorations all to match. However, after your wedding, what do you do with it all? Your dress stays hanging in your wardrobe for years to come, but have you considered what to do with your bridal bouquet? Here are just a few of the things you can create with your wedding flowers
A great way to preserve your bouquet and other flowers is to have the petals pressed and dried out. You could then arrange the petals on to some card and place in a photo frame to hang up in your home. Another decorative way to present your flowers is to have them dried out in sand then popped into a shadow box that would mcm phone case look great on a windowsill or mantelpiece. That way each flower head can keep it’s shape.
You could also freeze dry your flowers and place them in a clear ornament to make a bauble decoration. You can have your flowers freeze dried professionally or you can do it yourself. The simplest way to do this is by putting them in a zip lock bag and placing it in the freezer for about two weeks, be careful not to squash the flowers though.
Hang your flowers up
This is such a cheap and simple way to preserve your wedding bouquet. All you have to do is attach a piece of string around the stem of the bunch and hang it upside down in a cool, dark place, such as a cupboard. Once it’s totally dried you can spray it with hair spray so it sets in place. The flowers will lose a bit of colour and they won’t look as fresh and bright as they did on your big day but they last for a long time this mcm iphone 7 case way.
Make rose beads
If your bouquet includes roses, then why not make rose beads and create a necklace that you will be able to wear forever? There are loads of online tutorials on how to do this and although it requires a little patience, it is relatively easy to do. If all the bridesmaids had roses too, you could also create them bracelets or necklaces from their flowers, as a keepsake for years to come.
Another great way to preserve your mcm iphone 6 case flowers is by making potpourri. You can remove all the petals, place them in a bowl and leave them to dry in a cupboard for a couple of weeks. Once they are dried out, add some potpourri flower scented oil and place in a decorative bowl.