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Corsages for the bridesmaids...tacky?

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#1 Diva

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    Posted 20 October 2010 - 01:23 PM

    I am trying to save money and I want to know if having the BMs wear corsages instead of bouquets would be super tacky.  Is it a little too high school prom and less wedding?


    Honest opinion :-)

    #2 josietoms

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      Posted 20 October 2010 - 01:26 PM

      Honestly...... its what I am doing :-) They will have a corsage each and will also be carrying a fan.


      I think if they are done properly they look really lovely x

      Josie x

      #3 Diva

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        Posted 21 October 2010 - 07:44 AM

        Thanks!! There is a lady on Etsy that makes the clay bouquets and I am thinking about having her make some corsages instead.  The resort ones are at least $25 a pop and I figure this way they can keep them forever!

        #4 autjo

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          Posted 21 October 2010 - 07:53 AM

          I think it's a great idea! The clay flowers are so unique. With statement jewelry being so popular right now, I think these would resemble more of a bracelet and look great in pictures. Go for it!

          #5 lesley_mexico_bride

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            Posted 25 October 2010 - 01:51 PM

            I am thinking about them carrying a fan or a parasol. If they have a fan, maybe attaching some flowers to it.

            #6 skadow

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              Posted 25 October 2010 - 01:55 PM

              I am doing corsages for the mother's dresses. Wrist ones. I dont want them to have to carry around something or have to pin something to their dresses. I am having them made on etsy with real touch flowers so they can keep them.

              #7 Barkles

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                Posted 13 May 2011 - 08:57 PM

                I think it can be done tastfully

                #8 xtenna

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                  Posted 19 May 2011 - 10:29 AM

                  someone posted bracelet corsages..it was really cute..i'll look for the thread

                  June 3, 2011 Cabo San Lucas

                  #9 LisaMatterni

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                    Posted 19 May 2011 - 08:51 PM

                    You can certainly do it. Corsages are great and suit well for BMs.

                    #10 hannaj

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                      Posted 26 May 2011 - 11:49 AM

                      I don't think it is tacky at all- I think it can be very pretty if done well! 

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