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Wednesday, July 13, 2016
7 Ways To Use Silk Flowers
Below are some creative ideas that many are using silk flowers for. Take a look at the images below to spark some ideas for your next project, wedding or special event.
Decorate your hats with silk flowers.
Take an otherwise boring summer hat and decorate it with a silk flower head or two. You can even go all the way around with the flowers to really give it some pop. Sunflowers and daisies seem to be the most popular during the summer but you can choose whichever flower catches your eye.
Silk flower wreaths for your wall or door.
By taking some twigs and tying them together you can weave the flower stems to them to create a beautiful wall or door piece.
Silk flower headbands for birthdays or weddings.
Similar to making a wreath you can do the same with a headband. Just measure the twigs around the persons head to give it the right fit and intertwine some flower stems to decorate. Once again your imagination is your only limit.
This is great for matching dresses on those special occasions such as weddings, proms, or a quinceanera. Just attach some silk flowers in a small bouquet to some ribbon and tie them on the wrist. It's as simple as that.
Making silk flower arrangements and Art.
Like the pictures above show how you can be as creative as you like with this use. Create your own special arrangement or purchase one for your home or office. Some creations are considered works of art and can be displayed in creative ways. It's as simple as inserting flower stems and greenery into a vase just like you would real flowers or being extremely creative like the silk flower dress for a storefront window display.
Silk rose petals as wedding isle runners.
Many indoor venues no longer allow real rose petals as they will stain carpets. This is where realistic looking silk rose petals come into play. Like the picture above they are most popular in an outdoor setting and can be use as a full runner or in conjunction with a traditional runner. Some even go as far as making intricate designs with different color rose petals for the most dramatic effect.
I'm sure there are many more uses you can think of for silk flowers and we would love to here from you. Feel free to leave a comment with some of your ideas or projects you've done with artificial flowers.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Uses For Artificial Palm Trees
If you're like me then you hate to read through all the fluff of an article so let’s get right to the main point. What are some of the uses for artificial palm trees? Look at the images below to see some creative uses for fake palm trees.
The obvious use is for home decor. Using something like this in your home or office can make your home a tropical paradise, soften the edges and give your room a total makeover without the high costs of a complete overhaul.
Turn your living room or porch into a tropical oasis like above. this will make you feel like you never left the Bahamas. Watch out for the falling coconuts.
Looking for a low maintenance solution to give your pool a tropical "resort" look? Our extensive collection of UV rated outdoor palm trees are perfect for this application. Plant them right into the ground or use a decorative planter and they will last you for years.
Create a relaxing place to unwind with your favorite cocktail and a book with an artificial palm tree hammock. This is great for a sandy beach area next to your pool or next to the water if you happen to live on a lake. This person looks like they thought it would go well next to a highway. Oh well, to each his own.
Turnign a fake palm tree into a post swim shower by the pool is a great way to give your yard a tropical twist. Kids love it and it also serves a dual purpose keeping the salt water or chlorine off your skin.
If you're looking for a large tree we have some of the tallest and largest artificial palm trees you can find for your home and office decor. All the way up to 30 feet tall for more commercial applications.
Trying to give your event a tropical island theme? Try being creative with some artificial palm trees in many different varieties. Add some foliage around the bottom and some signage to give it that authentic look of an island hideaway.
If you're creative I'm sure you can come up with some more ideas. Remember you can always give us a call or shoot us an email and we can help you with our professional advice on your next product, special event or simply just your decor. Whether you're looking for just one tree or hundres of artificial palms, we can help with the decision process. Call us at 877-797-7737 and you can talk to one of our consultants free of charge. You won't get that just anywhere.
ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
We supplied the Rainford family with artificial trees and plants for their new home. Check it out...
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