I mentioned previously the fabric flowers I made for my wedding, my real, kick in the pants, introduction to DIY. It was fun, exciting, inspiring, challenging, overwhelming, and brought me to tears more than once.
When I first has the thought of a fabric flower bouquet I thought I’d find someone who’s seasoned in the art of flower making. After some searching I found the perfect bouquet, but when I sent an email to the creator she politely declined and informed me that she wasn’t taking any more orders due to maternity leave. At first I was upset; it was the second time I’d had my heart set on a floral solution that wasn’t going to work out. I finally got over the wedding flower blues, picked myself up, and thought, maybe I can do it! I scoured the internet for fabric flower tutorials. Days went into this process, but I finally found three different types of flower tutorials that I liked, sketched out my plans, and committed by taking a trip to the fabric store.
Naturally, I poorly planned and estimated the amount of time it would take me to complete one bridal bouquet, a toss bouquet, 4 bridesmaids bouquets, the grooms boutonniere and 3 groomsmen boutonnieres. I was working up to the last minute; literally, the day of the wedding I was adding the finishing touches, but after months and weeks worths of hours, I had beautiful, vintage inspired, unique floral pieces for my wedding.
My Wedding Flowers:
I received so many compliments the day of our wedding and encouraging words during the weeks and months that followed, that I now offer my creative talent to others so they may have a unique (less expensive) alternative to traditional floral decor for their wedding (or home).
I know this adventure will keep me on my creative toes. Oh the possibilities!
Recent order: Beach Themed
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