Expert advice about flower preservation

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Treasured memories

Treasured memories

Q. I'd love to keep a memento of my bridal bouquet. What are the options and can you explain the process?

A. Marina Hudson says: Your flowers are such an important part of your big day and to be able to keep the actual blooms afterwards is something that so many people love to do. Whether it's taking one single flower and creating a paperweight, or having your whole bouquet preserved and designed to sit in a bespoke box frame, it's a beautiful memento to keep forever.

Ideally the flowers must be received within a couple of days after the event, whilst they're still fresh. They're then photographed before the bouquet is carefully dismantled, and all the flowers and foliage preserved in 3D. After several weeks you'll be invited to choose your design and frame. Working with your ideas, colour theme and budget, an individual design can be created just for you.

Marina Hudson,Actual Flowers
www.actualflowers.co.uk