Why are Preserved Flowers a Better Gift than Live Flowers.
Preserving flowers is a great way to lock in a moment in time, like your wedding day, anniversary, or a special event. By preserving your flowers, you can keep them for a longer period of time than if you left them in a vase.
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What are preserved flowers?
Preserved flowers are fresh cut flowers which undergoes a unique preservation process (i.e., the moisture in the flowers and foliage being replaced with glycerin) that leave the flowers looking natural by maintaining their original suppleness, shape, brightness and will last for several months or even years.
Preserved flowers has been shaping up to be one of the biggest floral trends this year because, this makes them look and feel more like fresh flowers and they are a great alternative to fresh flowers, and not just because they last longer but they can be dyed to make the colors more vibrant.
The possibilities are endless with preserved floral arrangements. From small posies to large bouquets, office decoration to wedding décor, and anything in between!
This arrangement can be made in places where it is not possible to decorate with fresh flowers and plants due to the lack of continuous necessity to water and care for plants, preserved flowers serve as a great alternative and they never attract insects and bugs!
Preserved flowers are better than real flowers and will become the next unique gift because: -
They last longer than fresh cut flowers, min 12 months, depending on flowers used.
They really cost cheaper than fresh flower bouquets in terms of maintenance.
While the average cost of a fresh rose bouquet costs a few dollars a day, the average cost of a preserved flower jar boils down to just a few cents a day when taking into account how long each one lasts! What’s more, they never wilt and you will always have beautiful flowers.
They require zero maintenance - they don’t need watering, recutting of stems or flower food.
Preserved flowers are great for everyone and suitable for many settings!
With preserved flowers you will never have to worry about allergies, making it suitable for individuals who could be sensitive to pollen.
They are not limited by seasonal availability
They can be dyed to suit different color schemes
They can be prepared much further in advance, giving more flexibility in ordering and delivery (a bonus for big events and weddings)
They can be infused with essential oils so they still carry a beautiful scent – and you can customize to suit the occasion like Christmas or the recipient.
You can be environmentally friendly and socially conscious!
Because preserved flowers do not require water, you also save a lot of water in the process of decorating your home and spaces, and most importantly, they are safe, because the substances used in the preservation process are non-toxic, non-corrosive, non-carcinogenic, non-explosive and non-chemical reactive, therefore, they do not represent any health or environmental risk.
All you need to care for your preserved flowers is -
Do not water them
Keep out of direct sunlight, wind and high humidity
If they get dusty, use a hairdryer blow the dust off.