Nothing is more heartbreaking than watching your lovely bouquet wilt and die, as we all know flowers do not live forever. But, Instead of throwing away the bouquet, maybe you can consider repurposing it. There are a number of ways to repurpose a bouquet and dead flowers, from incorporating them as part of your home decor to creating a unique present with the dried petals as part of the final touches.
Here are 5 ways to repurpose wilting or dead flowers:
- Frame them
Whether it’s your special wedding bouquet or just one that was given to you by someone special, framing pressed flowers can be a great addition to your home decor. This is a simple alternative to upgrade your home decor while also remembering that special someone and unique memory.
- Stick them in your journal for memories
If you’re one who likes treasuring memories, this one is for you! Repurpose the flowers that you like the most by sticking them in your diary. This is a great way to write about any memories associated with the bouquet given to you.
- Petal confetti for special occasions
Here is an eco-friendly alternative to normal confetti. Simply combine all of the petals from your old bouquet and have them ready to be tossed at any special occasion, such as a birthday celebration or a wedding.
- For gift wrapping
Are you looking for ways to impress your loved ones with your gift wrapping skills? dried flower stems are an excellent complement to your gift wrapping technique as it creates a rustic and elegant touch. With the addition of the ribbon/twine, decorative tissue paper, and a personalized letter, the recipient of the gift will surely be impressed!
- Make coasters
If you’re looking for a quick D.I.Y. arts and craft project, this one will be the perfect one for you! All you need is a mold, epoxy resin and some dried petals to create a unique coaster perfect for your morning or afternoon coffee. This could be a perfect gift idea for your friends who are coffee lovers!