May 18, 2021 4 min read

Fresh flowers are preferred by most brides for their wedding day because of their fragrance, delicacy, and natural elegance, although there are some drawbacks too. If you want faux or real wedding flowers, you should consider your choices and decisions based on your budget and the type of wedding you plan. Artificial wedding flowers have the benefit of not wilting, which is something to think about whether you're having a summer wedding or prefer very delicate flowers that droop quickly. In the same way, they won't freeze in the winter.

Since faux wedding flowers are so light, bouquets are much easier to manage and transport. They don't need to be watered and are much more resilient, so you won't have to worry about fragile blooms falling apart, sagging, or being trampled by your flower girl! Furthermore, fake flowers can be scented to smell like real flowers without inducing sneezing.

Most people think of silk wedding flowers when they need to choose faux wedding flowers, but there are several different types of faux flowers:

1.    Silk wedding flowers:

The majority of 'silk flowers' are now made of nylon or polyester fabrics rather than natural silk. The main benefit of silk flowers is that they come in virtually any color, size, or shape. You can find most flower varieties in silk, including traditional wedding flowers like roses, peonies, and lilies. Silk flowers are also very lifelike in appearance, as each head appears to be subtly different, so they can look compelling in a bouquet.

2.    Foam wedding flowers:

The foam flower is the cheapest type of fake flowers. They are lightweight, robust, and the dye won't run if you use quick color flowers. Foam flowers, unfortunately, look very unrealistic when used in large quantities, so they are only used as fillers in a much larger bouquet. Only a skilled florist would know just how to mix them in for the perfect look.

3.    Paper wedding flowers:

The paper could be the right option for you if you're looking for cheap and eco-friendly fake flowers for your wedding. The realistic-looking handcrafted paper flowers are made with recycled materials and conventional hand-dying techniques. Paper flowers are delicate, and you wouldn't want to risk getting them wet at an outdoor wedding if the weather changes. Still, they are perfect for bouquets or centerpiece arrangements for environmentally conscious couples.

4.    Sola wood wedding flowers:

Sola wood blooms are last in this list being little newer in the race, but have become the most popular and loveable option for wedding blooms. These popularity of sola wood flowers is sky rocketing and they are defeating their real versions also because of their realistic looks, affordability, and durability. Sola wood flowers are a completely eco-friendly option that is 100% bio-degradable. Because of being versatile, available in every size, color, and pollen-free versions these flowers are actually the future of wedding floral industry.

Benefits of buying faux flowers, bouquets, and floral arrangements:

Consider the below benefits of buying faux flowers when ordering bouquets or floral arrangements for a wedding:

·       Available for all the time:

You don't have to think about whether the flowers you like are in season or not when you use artificial flowers. Any flower, at any time of year, is available for your bouquet. This is ideal if you're planning a winter wedding but want to incorporate summer colors.

You can also choose colors that aren't often associated with such flowers. Do you want a turquoise rose, for example? Maybe a rose-red tulip is what you're looking for.

·       Design as per your choice:

Artificial designs also include more individualized choices. You may make one-of-a-kind groomsmen buttonholes or exclusive bridesmaid flowers.

Every bride dreams of a one-of-a-kind wedding. They want it to be one-of-a-kind and distinctive. You will ensure that each flower worn by your wedding party is a one-of-a-kind creation by using bespoke arrangements.

·       Faux flowers are long lasting:

Many brides keep their bouquet as a keepsake from their wedding. Your custom wedding flower arrangements will never wilt or die.

To protect them, you don't need to hold them in water or use any special techniques. Your personalized flower arrangement will serve as a lasting reminder of your special day.

·       It can be handcrafted:

Artificial floral arrangements are meticulously handcrafted with great care and attention to detail. Without a close examination of the petals and leaves, no one would be able to tell they aren't the real thing.

To create spectacular flowers that look entirely organic, the finest silk and materials that feel real to the touch are used.

·       Transport anywhere:

You don't want your floral arrangements and flowers to get smashed on the way to the venue on your special day. The petals and leaves of artificial designs are less likely to be damaged during transportation. The silk fabric is not easily ripped or torn. It is also resistant to heat injury.

·       Reuse for another purpose at home:

If you're looking for wedding flowers, fake flowers are a great option because they look natural and will last for years, making them a valuable investment. You can repurpose them by creating a special artificial flower arrangement from your bouquet to take center stage in your entrance hallway, so you'll be reminded of your special day every time you come home.

·       Pet-friendly flowers:

If you have a dog or a cat, you are probably aware that certain plants and flowers are highly poisonous to them, which is why artificial flowers can be a great substitute. They appear to be genuine, but you can rest assured that they will not hurt your pets.

·       Pest Free:

In most cases, if you keep the natural flowers for a long time at home, they will be an ideal source for pests to grow in your home and making you restless. To avoid pests, you need to through your bouquet even if you don't want to through it.

·       Explore your creativity:

Artificial flower stems and sprays can be used to change up the floral at any time. If you want to replace your roses with peonies, you certainly can, and I'm sure you'll be able to find some use for your artificial roses, such as on a table setting or hung around a door frame to make a lovely rose archway.


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