Rose Scented Spray For Artificial FlowersMany brides want their wedding party to have a nice remembrance of their wedding, so they select artificial flowers. I buy spray bottles of rose body spray and right before the ceremony, I spray all the flowers with a touch of the rose scent.
Use Bubble Wrap in VasesWhile looking for something to go into the bottom of vases to hold flowers for my daughter's wedding and keep the costs down, I ran across some bubble wrap laying around that was shaped like ice cubes.
Saving Money on FlowersOne of the best tips I can give a young homemaker is to always save money for flowers. If you don't have a garden and live in an apartment, they can get pretty dreary.
Using Dried Lavender For Your WeddingMy daughter is crafty and she was able to buy a huge amount of high quality - semi dried lavender, on eBay for less then $100.00 total. She made table decorations with the lavender by binding a large bunch together with wire and then ribbons.
Queen Anne's Lace for Wedding FlowersWe married in the backyard of my parents' house in the summer in NJ. There was a lot of Queen Anne's Lace growing wild in the neighborhood.
Bouquets, Corsages and BoutonnieresWhen we did the flowers for my daughter's wedding, we asked a friend who was talented as making bouquets, corsages, boutonnieres, etc. She did a wonderful job. We were able to save a lot of money because we bought the flowers fresh, right off the floral shop's delivery truck. This is a sample of what we had that day. These were live flowers.