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From Faux to Fabulous: Transforming Faded Florals with Faux Flowers


Are you tired of seeing your once-vibrant fresh flowers lose their lustre and fade away? Don't worry! With a touch of creativity and the magic of faux flowers, you can transform those wilted blooms into fabulous floral arrangements that will breathe new life into your space. It is a good idea to have a variety of faux flowers stored away for when you feel your fresh flowers may need a freshen up, or indeed for that impromptu dinner party! At With Grace we have a wide variety of faux flowers that will suit any occasion so do get in touch if you’d like to learn more about our products.

In this blog post, we'll explore how to revitalize faded florals by combining them with faux flowers. Get ready to unleash your inner floral artist and create stunning arrangements that will not only last but also look spectacular for years.

Bouquet of faux and real flowers

Assessing the Faded Florals:

Before you begin your transformation, take a moment to evaluate the condition of your

faded fresh flowers. Are the petals drooping or discoloured? Is the overall appearance lacklustre and tired? By understanding the state of your fresh flowers, you'll be better equipped to choose the right faux flowers to complement and enhance their beauty.

Selecting Complementary Faux Blooms:

Once you've assessed your faded florals, it's time to choose the perfect faux flowers to breathe new life into your arrangement. Look for faux blooms that closely resemble the season and colour of your fresh flowers. Pay attention to details such as the shape of the petals, the texture of the leaves, and the overall size and appearance. Aim to find faux flowers that seamlessly blend with the existing faded florals, creating a harmonious and natural-looking arrangement.

Bouquet of faux and real flowers

Adding Faux Flowers to the Mix:

Now comes the exciting part - incorporating the faux flowers into your arrangement. Start by removing any wilted or damaged fresh flowers, making space for the faux blooms to shine. Gradually introduce the faux flowers among the remaining fresh blooms, strategically placing them to enhance the overall composition and natural look. Consider varying the heights, colours, and textures of the faux flowers to add depth and visual interest to your arrangement. The juxtaposition of fresh and faux blooms will create a captivating and visually appealing display.

Final Touches and Styling:

Once you've arranged your faded florals with the faux flowers, take a step back and evaluate the overall look. Make any necessary adjustments to ensure a balanced and visually appealing arrangement. Consider adding foliage, such as faux greenery or foliage from your garden, to fill in any gaps and provide a lush backdrop for the blooms. Play with different vases or containers to further enhance the aesthetics of your revamped floral display.

Bouquet of faux and real flowers

Longevity and Care:

One of the major advantages of incorporating faux flowers is their long-lasting nature. Unlike fresh flowers, faux blooms won't wither or require regular maintenance. To keep your arrangement looking its best, gently dust the faux flowers periodically and keep them away from direct sunlight to prevent fading, store them laying down in a box that is large enough to accommodate their length and width, and add padding around the more delicate blooms. With proper care, your transformed floral arrangement will continue to brighten your space for months or even years to come.


Don't let faded florals dampen your spirits! With the versatility and beauty of faux flowers, you can easily revitalize wilted blooms and create stunning floral arrangements that will stand the test of time. By carefully selecting complementary faux flowers and incorporating them into your faded florals, you'll breathe new life into your space and enjoy the beauty of flowers all year round. So, let your creativity blossom and embrace the magic of faux flowers in transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Garland of faux and real flowers

Remember, there are endless possibilities when it comes to combining fresh and faux flowers, so let your imagination run wild and create arrangements that reflect your unique style and personality. Enjoy the process of creating fabulous faux and real flower displays, it is an immensely enjoyable skill that will make a lasting impression. Happy floral designing! What has been your experience with flower arranging, be them real or faux? Did you take a course, or do you design by eye? As usual, I would love to hear your thoughts!

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