Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food, and medicine to the soul.” –Luther Burbank
You have spent money on gorgeous, handmade centerpieces for your wedding day. So, what do you do with all of those flowers after the wedding? Some families may choose to take the flowers home to keep, while others just throw them away (oh, that breaks my heart!). Have you ever thought about how the kindness of donating your wedding flowers can make a difference?
Why not pay it forward and brighten someone’s day by donating your wedding flowers! Here are a few ideas on how you can donate your wedding flowers.
Donate Flowers to a Local Nursing Home
A pretty arrangement would truly brighten an elderly person’s day. Call the nursing home ahead of time, and make sure all the women receive flowers! Deliver the flowers together as newlyweds—I’m sure many of the residents of the nursing home would love to talk to you about your wedding. I'd even bet that they would love to offer words of wisdom to you on marriage! If you can’t deliver the flowers, ask some of your bridesmaids to donate them for you.
Donate Flowers to a Local Hospital
For someone that is in the hospital, beautiful flowers would bring some cheer. For their families, the kindness of a stranger can make all the difference during the difficult time! A pretty pop of colors from flowers is sure to brighten up a sterile hospital room.
Donate Flowers to Blooms Against Breast Cancer for Team Blondie
If you know CeCe Designs, then you have probably heard of Blooms Against Breast Cancer for Team Blondie! Team Blondie is a nonprofit organization in honor of Greg’s mother who lost her battle to breast cancer. ALL Proceeds from Blooms Against Breast Cancer go to breast cancer research.
CeCe wanted to show support to this cause in her own way and do something in memory of Greg’s mother. She realized that she could create something beautiful with her background in flowers and Blooms Against Breast Cancer was born!
Many of CeCe Designs' brides generously donate their flowers for the Blooms Against Breast Cancer cause, and people come out to buy gorgeous arrangements! Every Monday and Tuesday after an event, you can get a beautiful flower arrangement with a $5.00 donation. The flowers and colors vary from the events of the weekend, but you can always expect a gorgeous arrangement! If you live in the Birmingham area, then come on down to CeCe Designs' studio at Create, and buy some pretty flowers for a wonderful cause! Make sure to book CeCe Designs for all of your floral needs for your wedding or event; and follow CeCe Designs and Team Blondie on Facebook so you never miss a day of Blooms Against Breast Cancer!
Will you pay it forward and donate your wedding flowers? A little kindness can go a long way, and by your generosity to donate flowers from your wedding is the perfect start for a chain of kindness to follow.