Saturday, March 26, 2011

silk flowers arrangements for under $6 each

I came up with a few sample arrangements for the upcoming m+m nuptials. I prefer real flowers, but I also love the idea of being able to make everything in advance of the big day.
These were meant to give us some ideas for the buying of the 'real' flowers, but I realized this might be a viable option for anyone on a budget. The two mixed arrangements were made from four bunches of flowers that I picked up at Michael's for $.89 each & a $1.52 for the large yellow flower. I cut the orange & red bunches in half & divided between the two jars. I used mason jars I already had, but you can get a 12 pack of jars for around $12. So, total cost for each arrangement was $4.19 in flowers & $1 for the jar = $5.19.



The other two arrangements, solid yellow, & solid white, were made w/ 3 bunches, again $.89 each + the cost of the mason jar, for a total of $2.67 in flowers & $1 for the jar = $3.67. I'm working on sample table settings & will share them soon!



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