Silk flower centerpiece - Silk flower centerpieces for weddings, Christmas..

Live flowers can't stand up to the lasting beauty of a silk flower centerpiece. Live flowers will wilt, discolor and stain your linens. Silk flower centerpieces, on the other hand, retain their just picked beauty for years, at a fraction of the cost.

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If you find yourself admiring the beauty of a floral centerpiece at a wedding reception, or on a family member's dinner table at Thanksgiving or Christmas, don't be surprised it if it is not live at all, but a silk flower centerpiece . Today's silk blooms are so lifelike, you will have to smell them to know the difference.

Without detection silk flowers are replacing live flowers everywhere you look. Silk wedding flowers go undetected in weddings in everything from the bridal bouquet to the boutonnières and even the centerpieces at the wedding reception. More and more brides are realizing the benefits of these eternally beautiful silk blooms.

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After the wedding is over, they are a lovely and lasting memento of the special day. While guests usually "pass" on the live, wilted and messy centerpieces at most weddings, they will be eager to take home a beautiful silk floral arrangement that will last for years.

Baby showers are another occasion where the beauty of flowers is a perfect decoration. And as with flowers, just a few pieces create a beautiful room. Decorate a table with a lovely silk flower centerpiece, topiary, or candle ring, or even decorate a doorway and mantle with a bold swag. To top it off, these exquisite decorations won't break your budget.

If you are decorating for Christmas, why not add a silk flower centerpiece and some beautiful silk poinsettias. They will add an elegant yet festive touch to any home. Additionally, they will last from year to year and still look fresh and new.

If your budget is tight, and purchasing a silk flower centerpiece is not an option, go ahead and arrange your own. It is easy to do and requires no previous experience. Silk flower arranging is a very forgiving craft and you can rearrange it at any time. You can pick up lovely silk flowers and all the materials you will need, from your local craft store. Florists tend to carry higher end silk flowers. Then with the help of a book from the library or a craft store, have fun creating your lovely, one-of-a-kind arrangement.

Your silk flower centerpiece will look beautiful for years with just a little care. Be sure to keep it out of direct sunlight that will fade its color. If you find that it gets a little dusty, cleaning it is quick and easy. Simply place about one cup of table salt in a large paper grocery bag. This will vary depending on how large or small your arrangement is. Then gently place your arrangement inside the paper bag, roll the top down a couple of times and then shake the bag. The salt works as an abrasive and will lightly scrub the dust from the petals and leaves. Gently shake the arrangement a bit as you take it out of the paper bag to remove any excess salt. Then save the bag of salt for another time. It should last for several cleanings.

Having lovely silk flower centerpiece gracing your table, shelf or mantel is a treat to the eye in the dead of winter and all year round. It is truly an affordable luxury. Don't you deserve one?

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