Save Money on Your Wedding – Use Silk Flowers

Posted by on Jul 3, 2012 in Managing Wedding |

Long Wedding Dress for Couple with Flowers

Weddings are wonderful occasions to bring people together to share in the joining of two lives as husband and wife. However, this is also a time of high anxiety, especially planning the wedding.

There are so many details to attend to and after the decisions aboutthe invitations, the wedding dress, the bridesmaid’s dresses, the hall, and the caterer, we come to the issue of the flowers. This can be a very tough decision to make. The flowers can be extremely expensive. 

It is estimated that the average wedding spends from several hundred to several thousand dollars on flowers, and that’s ok if you have the budget for it. The truth is in many cases the budget may be almost gone by the time they get to the flowers.

There is another way that can be just as stunning if you take the time to handle it right. Consider using silk flowers instead of real ones. Silk flowers are not only realistically beautiful they are less expensive than real flowers.

The silk flower industry has been honing its craft for a long time, and the silk flowers available today are more realistic and beautiful than ever before. Some silk flowers look so real that it is very difficult to tell them from the real flowers.

When picking silk flowers keep in mind the fact that choosing rare or exotic flowers may not keep the flower budget low. In fact, some silk flowers can be quite costly. The best choices are the ones that are inexpensive, yet beautiful.

The trick is to choose simple flowers like tulips, roses, peonies, and carnations. There are some amazing arrangements using these choices, and the prices are usually a lot less expensive, because these choices are very popular. 

Another amazing thing about silk flowers is the bridal party never has to worry about wilted flowers, flowers arriving too late for the big day, or flowers that are out of season. They continue to be as beautiful as the day they were purchased.

Another way to save is to arrange the flowers yourself. Solicit your friends and family for help. This could be a wonderful experience for everyone to remember, share, and enjoy. They will feel great, knowing that they had some part in decorating.

When it comes to the flowers, there is no need worry about going over budget or not having the flowers in time. Try the wonderful silk flowers that are available. They’re inexpensive, and they won’t wither or fade. Silk flowers are a great alternative.

Jessica is wedding planner & blogger. She recently used slik plants that she planned. For more informaiton please visit