Orchids In Bloom - Floral Preservation & Keepsakes
I Loved the end product!
I would recommend this to every bride. Nikkie was amazing and kept my flowers just as beautiful as on my wedding day. The process is long but well worth the wait!
there will be no other Flowers
your Wedding Bouquet....
how will you choose to REMEMBER it...
Imagine your wedding bouquets will be transformed into the beautiful wedding keepsakes, and you showcase
them on the wall in your loving home as a reminder of your special day.
Each keepsake is elegantly designed with passion and patience to reflect the exquisiteness of your wedding bouquets.
Your preserved wedding bouquet will be artisticly displayed in the elegant shadowbox designs of your preference.
Flowers will retain their shape and fresh-looking for you to enjoy for years to come.
We are passionate in what we do, and our desire is to exceed clients' expectations.
Our studio is located in Aliso Viejo, Orange County by appointment only.
Contact: nikkie@Orchids-In-Bloom.com or Tel: (949) 419-4910.
A. Floral preservation is a process that extracts moisture from the flowers (creating dried flowers), maintains a dehydrated state and seals the flowers to protect their natural shape. Floral preservation is an art form that requires precision and a professional's touch and experience. At Orchids-In-Bloom, your flowers are carefully handled and cared for through meticulous steps before giving back to you as a completed floral keepsake.
Q. What will happen to the flowers during the preservation process?
A. Some flowers may reduce in size, and colour of flowers will slightly or sometime dramatic deepen during the preservation process. The results are always beautiful but somewhat different from the fresh state.
These are REAL flowers and NATURE plays a big part in this process. For example:
* Coral changed to pink or red.
* Fuchsia or hot pink deepen to more purple tone.
* Pink deepen or turn mauve.
* Peach to pinker tones.
* Red to burgundy.
* White will vary from cream to light yellow.
Our excellent result still depends on the quality of your flowers that we received. Fresh flowers produce the best preservation results.
Q. How do you enhance the look of flowers?
A. We prefer to preserve your flowers at their freshest condition to ensure the best appearance of your keepsake. Our designer will disassemble your bouquet, pretreat, and preserve each flower individually which allow us to reform the petal and shape. The technique is time consuming but it gives us the ability to enhance the look of each flower and ensure superior results.
** Floral preservation cannot magically restore the wilted, blemished, shrivelved or dead flowers. If your flowers are in one of these conditions, they will need the replacement or be discarded.
** It is important for your flowers to be preserved right after the event before they lose any more of their freshness.
** We ask that you do not throw the original bouquet to bridesmaids during the traditional tossing of the bouquet, but plan ahead to use a throwaway bouquet, so the original bouquet is not damaged.
We’d like to invite you to closely inspect our preserved flowers (photos on website and/or in person in our studio) to judge for yourself. Our excellent result still depends on the quality of your flowers that we received. Fresh flowers produce the best preservation results.
Q. What is the price range for the custom design keepsakes?
A. We have priced our services and products competively and understand the budget of each bride.
Prices depend on each customized display frames which also depend on the size of your bouquet and any momentos
that you wish to place inside. We can preserve a few flowers of the bouquet or a whole bouquet and create a beautiful floral keepsake for you. ***Our prices start from $65 to $495.
Q. How long will preserved flowers last?
A. Preserved flowers which are in enclosed keepsakes will last for years to come. Your flowers and foliage are post treated to help protect from fading and re-absorbing moisture. However, their lasting appearance will also depend on a number of factor including: the age and condition of flowers at the time of preservation, the amount of light, heat, humidity exposure, and how the floral keepsake is maintained in the home environment.
Please note Unprotected Preserved Flowers (preserved flowers without a frame or encasement) may only last up to a year.
Q. Do you offer any guarantees?
A. We offer a 90 day guarantee on workmanship from the time of completed floral keepsake is pickup. Our guarantee only applies to Preserved Flowers with frames or encasements. If your floral keepsake is kept enclosed, you should be able to enjoy them for many years to come. We have utilized the experienced craftsmanship to insure that your preserved flowers are of the highest quality. Preserved flowers are a perishable item. However, we do not have control over their history before we received them or their care and environment after they leave us. Therefore, we can not guarantee their longevity of life.
Q. Is reservation neccessary to have my bridal bouquet preserved?
A. We recommend that a reservation should be made at least 24 hours before the wedding day. Simply call us in advance. This process will allow us to pick up your FRESH bouquet at the reception with a small fee and held with a $100 non-refundable deposit. The deposit will apply toward the balance of the keepsakes. No decision needs to be made on the encasement at this time. When making reservation, we will discuss about your wedding bouquet and guidlines of taking care the bouquet before and after the event to ensure the best result.
Q. How long do I have to wait to get my keepsake?
A. The completed keepsake process will take approximately 8-10 weeks. Custom frame orders may take longer.
When you decide to have your flowers preserved, let your florist know and ask that they should be
as FRESH as possible. Fresh bouquets preserved best. If your flowers are aged, you will notice cracks in some of the petals.
* Your wedding bouquet should be preserved at their freshest condition to ensure the best result.
* The fresher the flowers, the better preservation results will appear.
* It is important to have your bouquet preserved after the event within 2-3 days. Advance reservation is recommended.
* To ensure that your flowers maintain as fresh and natural look, they must be picked up as soon as possible.
* Please schedule in advance for pickup time at the event.
Caring for Your Bouquet after the Wedding:
* Hand Tied Bouquet - stems should be placed in vase with water to keeping the bouquet hydrated.
* Cascade or Oasis Holder Bouquet - should check the oasis for water if needed - try not to pour water on the flowers.
* DO NOT SPRAY or MIST the flowers with water or any solution which will affect the preservation process.
* Your bouquet should be kept in the cool and dry place away from the direct sunlight or light of any source.
* You may refrigerate your flowers, but DO NOT FREEZE them.
* DO NOT use plastic containers or bags. Use cardboard containers when transporting flowers.