Some people may well scoff at the idea of using artificial flowers for their wedding, but there are many advantages of using artificial flowers over real ones.
One such advantage is that the bride and groom can keep the flowers as an everlasting keepsake. A bride will likely want to remember wedding day for the rest of her life and so taking a special memento from the day is a perfect way of doing so. She can keep the bouquet she walked down the aisle holding, and can therefore relive that memory over and over again. Similarly, guests can keep their buttonholes and corsages as a reminder of such a special day.
Moreover, there is no worrying about whether the flowers will look perfect on the day as they will never wilt. So, no matter when the floral arrangements are laid out, they will look wonderful and fresh.
Using artificial flowers is also the perfect way to ensure they match a chosen colour scheme. One of the fantastic things about artificial flowers is that you can get them in a variety of different colours, which is perfect when colours schemes are so important. No matter what colour a bride and groom have chosen, then floral arrangements can be created to match.
Something that many bride and grooms overlook when choosing flowers is whether they or any of the guests suffer from hayfever or any allergies. This may seem like a minor point but, if there are any allergy sufferers attending a wedding, then it could become a problem. With artificial flowers, there is no such issue, ensuring everyone can fully enjoy the day without coming out in a rash or sneezing their way through the ceremony.
Then there is the issue of cost. Weddings can be incredibly expensive, and so any opportunity to shave off a few pounds here and there is likely to be welcome. In general, using artificial flowers is a lot cheaper than using fresh ones, and could therefore prove a viable alternative for the bride and groom. You can pay a lot of money for artificial flowers should you want to, but they most definitely so offer a cost cutting option.