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Have you heard of bouquet framing?
If you’re wedding planning and aiming to get ahead of the curve, bouquet framing is something to consider as a really special and unique wedding keepsake. After all, you’ve put hours and hours into those Pinterest boards and selecting your colour theme, types of florals and spent a decent amount on wedding flowers – why not make your wedding bouquet into a framed art piece for your house?
Bouquet framing, and the process of preserving wedding bouquets whether they be pressed petals arranged to create art or the wedding bouquet dried as a whole piece, has become increasingly popular in recent years.
The perfect way to capture the moment and the feelings of your big day.
Here are four Irish companies offering various wedding bouquet preservation services and bouquet framing across the country.
Instagram: Flower Beauty Floral Art
Cost: From €300
Your wedding bouquet is dried, pressed and arranged, of course Donata will involve you in every step to ensure it meets all your expectations. It takes between 6 and 8 weeks to create your custom art piece using your wedding bouquet. Donata, is based in Limerick and accepts bouquets via post, up to five days after your wedding.
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Instagram: Pressed Flowers by Nell
Cost: Deposit of €200 required
Specialising in pressed framed bouquets, Nell Stritch is one talented creative. Based out of Limerick, Nell accepts direct drop-ins into the studio and via the post, and recommends that bouquets are dropped in a maximum of 5 days post-wedding. The process can take between 10 and 12 weeks to complete, but from friends we have heard that Nell is an angel to work with on these creations and the results are incredible. You can even purchase this bespoke bouquet framing as a gift for a bride (or groom) to be.
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Instagram: Rubina Press
Cost: Price available upon request
Aiming to create, elegant and feminine art piece from the flowers and petals of your wedding bouquet, Rubina Press make beautiful pieces. Rebecca of Rubina Press lays each bouquet out in a unique design, freezing your happy wedding feelings in one, incredibly delicate and pretty piece of art. Based in Belfast, you can send your bouquet via post or drop it directly to Rebecca – she does note that the fresher, the better for preservation.
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Instagram: SIÓG Botanicals
Cost: From €149
Based in Crookstown, Co Kildare, SIÓG Botanicals offer a number of different types of bouquet preservation. From drying and framing bouquets as they are, to creating a larger framed flat-lay piece and resin framing – you can choose the preservation technique that suits your vibe. You’ll make a booking, select your framing, send or drop in your bouquet and then 7 -12 weeks later you’ll receive your new art piece.
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Lead Image via Pressed Flowers by Nell