Should You Consider
Fake Wedding Flowers?
The argument for fake wedding flowers has two sides. Some
people like the idea, and some people cringe at the thought of using
silk flowers for their wedding.
The reality is that there are some very good reasons for choosing silk
over fresh flowers. Listed below are 5 Pros
and 5 Cons for choosing fake wedding flowers:
Save Money - You may be able to significantly reduce your flower costs
by choosing silk. There are, however, different levels of silk flowers
that vary in price.
Keep Your flowers Forever - Real flowers are good for a few days or
maybe a week. In 20 years silk flowers will look as good as they did on
your wedding day.
Out of season Flowers - You can choose any type of flower, regardless
of the season. You won't have to worry about special ordering out of
Quality of Flowers - As long as you choose high quality silk, you won't
have to worry about what the flowers will look like on your wedding
Do It Yourself - For the do-it-yourself bride, this is a great option.
You can order your flowers online or get them from a local craft store.
Stigma - There are some people that look down upon fake flowers. This
is something you will have to ignore if you choose silk.
No Fresh Flower Smell - One thing that will be absent is the smell of
fresh flowers on your wedding day.
They May Not Look Real - There are different levels of silk, so shop
wisely. Also, some flowers just don't look as good in silk.
Finding Good Silk Flowers - Depending on where you live you may have
difficulty locating high-quality flowers. Shopping online is an option,
but do extensive research.
Finding a Florist - If you don't want to do them yourself, you may have
trouble locating a florist that will help. Perhaps a wedding planner
In the end it comes down to personal choice and budgetary concerns.
Always remember that this is your big day, so do what makes you happy!