First year I went to prom I wanted to have a unique corsage! Since my dad owned a flower shop, I not only knew what was typically ordered but what was not! I decided on a phalaenopsis orchid corsage. My dad warned me that it was a more delicate flower and I would have to be careful with it
if I wanted to save it after prom. I figured no big deal,
how crazy is prom going to be?
Now it’s not like a high school prom is that crazy but I didn’t think about how the dance floor would be dark and although I may not be in a rush, others may be. A few minutes into prom a guy in a hurry to cut through the line for pictures brushed past me and half my orchid was gone! I was bummed and swore next time I would get something I couldn’t break!
Looking back, my experience was much better with the handheld flower than the wrist corsage. Even though I forgot it for saving! Really though, who still has their prom flowers 10 years later? If someone does; they are probably throwing that dusty thing away right now!
In the spirit of looking back, I wouldn’t do the hand held callas OR the orchid corsage. What is offered today is soooo much better than what was offered when I was in high school! I would have worn a keepsake bracelet with mini-carnations or daisies! Then during prom I wouldn’t worry about what happened to my flowers because that’s not what I would be saving. Instead, after prom, I would cut the corsage from the bracelet and wear the bracelet on a daily basis and would still have it today in my jewelry box!
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What did you choose this year, wrist corsage or hand held bouquet?
With a keepsake bracelet or without?
What was your experience & would you choose the same again?
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