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Hi, loves! Emma here and a few days ago, I was browsing the web for how to preserve your wedding bouquet, whether with a shadow box or a cool jewelry piece. The shadow box looked beautiful and made me think, hmm, I wonder how to preserve wedding bouquet flowers in other ways. And we found 14 unique ways of preserving flowers beautifully + easily!
There are actually fourteen (I know, crazy, right?!) really fun and unique ways to preserve your wedding bouquet so you can hold on to those fresh blooms for a long time. We’ve been talking a lot about faux bouquets and sola flower alternatives, which are awesome, but in case you want to preserve fresh flowers these are perfect options for you.
We’ll also show you a few things you need, in case you’re wondering how to preserve your wedding bouquet with a little DIY-inspiration.
Take a look and I’m sure you’ll be as amazed as I was to find so many creative ways to preserve wedding flowers. Enjoy!
How to Preserve Your Wedding Bouquet
Here are fourteen ways to make your wedding bouquet last forever.
1. Preserve your wedding bouquet into a pressed necklace
This is my favorite way to preserve your wedding bouquet forever: onto pressed flower necklaces as wearable art pieces! By designer Rachel Keppeler.
Get your jewelry made here.
2. Preserve wedding bouquet flowers in a keepsake resin
Your flowers are preserved and turned into these monogram resin keepsakes thanks to artist My Flowers Forever. Keep them on your desk or put them on display in a cabinet.
Spell out letters like “love” or turn your monogram into a floral work of art.
Buy them here.
3. Preserve your wedding bouquet with a painting
Instead of preserving your wedding bouquet, why not get it painted? Artist SundukShop re-creates the beauty of your bouquet through watercolor paintings. These are stunning!
Buy these cool paintings here.
4. Wear your wedding flowers preserved on a pendant necklace
Etsy artist CherishByHayden will turn your flowers into dried works of art you can wear around your neck. These custom pendant necklaces are incredible and you’ll love the way she re-purposes your wedding bouquet into wearable jewelry.
Get your flowers preserved as jewelry here.
You can also preserve your wedding bouquet flowers with necklaces made by NAKeepsakes.
Get your necklace made here.
5. This cuff bracelet with your wedding bouquet flowers preserved inside
This is a creative concept: a cuff bracelet filled with dried flowers from your bouquet. What a cool idea! By NA Keepsakes.
Get yours here.
6. Preserve wedding flowers and turn them into Christmas ornaments
Here’s another wonderful idea to cherish every holiday season: custom ornaments made with your flowers dried and filled inside. The bow at the top ties it all together and is made from a ribbon in the colors of your flowers. By WilliamsWeddingGifts.
7. Have a crepe paper replica made of your bridal bouquet
Designer Stephanie of The Pretty Paper Petal offers a unique way to preserve the look of your fresh flowers: she’ll re-create your bouquet, stem by stem, but with crepe paper flowers that last forever (and look amazing!) Here are a few examples of her custom work.
Get your amazing crepe bouquet here.
8. Get your wedding bouquet embroidered onto charming hoop art
Send a photo of your wedding bouquet to shop owner Kimber of KimArt and she’ll recreate it for you with embroidery on whimsical hoop art. Here are a few examples of work she’s done. I love the way these look!
9. Preserve wedding bouquet flowers in a shadow box
You don’t have to learn how to preserve wedding flowers in a shadow box, you can have it done for you! The shop Don’t Toss The Bouquet will preserve your bouquet along with accents like your wedding invitation, cake topper, or another decorative element in a unique shadow box to display on your wall. Here are some stunning examples of her work.
Get inspired and buy yours here.
10. Preserve wedding flowers and have them pressed into wall art
Turn your bouquet into beautiful pressed flower art thanks to artist OneFineDayFloral. These wall art pieces are AMAZING. I’ve never seen anything quite like it!
11. Wear your preserved wedding bouquet as a bracelet
These custom bracelets are made with preserved wedding flowers and look amazing on your wrist. By CherishByHayden.
12. Wear earrings made from your wedding bouquet flowers
You can have custom earrings and other jewelry pieces made from your actual preserved wedding flowers at FoundKept. Here are just a few examples of our favorites (and there are tons more to see in her shop!)
13. Preserve and frame your wedding flowers
The amazing Penny from BostonFlowerCo creates these magnificent works of art: your wedding flowers, preserved and framed most uniquely.
14. Get your bouquet replicated with embroidery on a pendant necklace
And last but not least, these bouquet pendants from BeadSplendour look incredible!
Preserve Your Own Wedding Flowers
To dry them out yourself, you can get this silica gel and follow the instructions to dry out your flowers. Then, you can place the preserved wedding bouquet in a terrarium like this or a shadow box to keep it preserved forever.
Preserving Wedding Bouquet Ideas
And there you have it: fourteen creative ways to preserve your wedding bouquet! Which idea is your favorite?
I love the embroidered hoop art and the pressed flower necklaces best although I do love all of these creative options. I wish I did this with my flowers!
Tell me what you think in the comment box below!