Wedding

How to Preserve Wedding Bouquet

Preserving your wedding bouquet will help to you to keep it for many decades. Depending upon the flower type and the kind of look you want, the method of preservation can be chosen. It can be done by a professional, or if you have patience, you could do it yourself. The beauty of preserving your wedding bouquet is that, it serves as a sweet memory of your special day.

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Here are a few useful ways of preserving your bouquet.If you have decided to preserve your precious bouquet all by yourself, then you can consider the following easy method.

  1. The first and foremost step in preserving your wedding bouquet is treating it super carefully. Make sure that the bouquet is not damaged and also ensure that the flowers are not bruised.
  2. The most easiest way of preserving your bouquet is by air drying it. All you need to do is, in a nice dry, warm and subtely dark environment hang it upside down. Keep it there till it is completely dried.
  3. An other interesting way of preserving it is by framing it. Make sure that you sort out the bouquet. Place individual flower in between news papers. Having done that, simply place heavy objects on the covered papers. This will help to flatten them. You could make a pretty frame from the flattened and dry flowers.
  4. Silica gel is also quite helpful in preserving wedding bouquets. In an air tight container, place the flowers fully covered with silica gel. For about a week do not open the container.
  5. An other super easy method is by simply assorting each flower and drying them individually. Once they are dried, reassemble all the flowers. But, this might result in brittle sterns and petals. So, take good care of that.
  6. If you don’t want to go through this hideous process, then your next best option would be giving it to a professional who would preserve it properly for you. But if you are giving it to a professional, you’ll have plan it much ahead, because you’ll have to consider transporting the bouquet.

Preserving your wedding bouquet is easy and fun. Ten years down the line, you might want to give yourself a pat on the back for doing such a wonderful thing. This is totally worth the pain. Good luck with the preservation.

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