Are artificial flowers a Faux Pas in home décor?Here’s why you should invest in some
We all love real flowers! A smashing floral arrangement in your entryway creates a warm welcome, and a multihued bouquet of blossoms sets a festive mood. But there is a time and a place for artificial flowers too, especially luxury artificial flowers. While real flowers offer very elegant scents and the satisfaction of flower arranging, these less perishable but equally reviving floral beauties offer a few outstanding benefits of their own. It may be one of the best decor investments you ever make.
No expiration date
The one difficult thing about fresh flowers is that they are hard to maintain and don’t last very long. Natural flowers need a lot of care, especially in the scorching Indian Summers, it is more common that your flowers will look tired and almost dead and wilted at the end of the day – so having artificial flowers that look just as good as new, makes for a stronger case.Faux flowers are in season all year round and can be spritzed with fragrances to keep your home smelling fresh from January to December.
They don’t cost a fortune
Real flowers are an expensive product. Artificial plants tend to vary in price but they cost half as much as real flowers. There are artificial flowers available in all price range and the prices vary on the quality and durability. If the price is lower, then they will be less durable and less realistic in their looks. Prices increase with more detailed and real looking flowers as they are of higher quality.
Well real flowers die, artificial ones can be reused over and over again. You can decorate your home with them – gift them to friends as giveaways. The fact remains that they save a lot of money, and a whole lot of real flowers too. So much for the eco-friendly art-flower haters, these things actually save some of the greens, maybe.
They are hypoallergenic
Allergies can be a real pain for some people especially those who are allergic to pollen. With an artificial flower arrangement you can keep your favorite flowers at home easily without worrying about a potential reaction.
With artificial flowers, you are free to place them anywhere and everywhere without tickling anyone’s nose. Ultimately, the choice between fresh and artificial flowers boils down to personal preference. Keep in mind that with today’s technology, permanent botanicals now look realistic and feel lifelike. Sometimes it’s nearly impossible to tell them apart!
They are low maintenance
It’s a fact that artificial flowers require almost no attention! With artificial flowers you won’t have to worry about under or overwatering or constantly replacing the soiled water gathered in the flower vase. Artificial flowers look just as beautiful as they did when you purchase them.
A bonus: Artificial flowers come fully bloomed, so you won’t have to play the waiting game and sit tight while your flowers take some time to fully open up. Just be sure to regularly dust and wipe down your permanent botanicals so they always look fresh.
They look and feel like the real thing
The artificial flower arrangements available these days are as real as they can get. With the advancement of green tech and use of fabric and eco-friendly materials – the flowers are not plasticky anymore! These artificial flowers are deceptively natural to the untrained eye. They offer true-to-life petal and foliage textures and their “water”-filled vases are the perfect finishing touch.