Buying “artificial” flowers for someone on Valentine’s Day may feel like you’re giving someone cubic zirconia when you could just buy the real deal. But the thing about options like felt, paper, or even dried flower bouquets (of which we’ve found many exceptionally pretty varieties on Amazon) is that you never have to toss them out. They’ll never get soggy. They’ll never wilt. They’re surprisingly thoughtful when you think about it — a little unconventional, but the sentiment is that they’ll last forever (ahem, much like a diamond). If you’re planning on giving your valentine one of these pretty craft flower bouquets, you could wrap these up with tissue paper and thread or even display them in a nice vase.
Luyue Vintage Silk Peony Flowers
A vintage-y, completely unkillable bouquet of peonies.
Plawanature Paper Hydrangea Bundles
Dried White Magnolia Bouquet
Dried magnolias interspersed with baby’s breath.
Handmade Wool Craspedia Billy Balls
Jarown Latex Lily and Plastic Bouquet
Asian lilies in a sunny shade of yellow (though, if you buy into the color theory that yellow signifies friendship, you can send different signals with their pink colors).
Large Dried Flower Bouquet
A dried bundle of flowers that you could place in a vase or hang in a basket on the wall.
Wool Rose Bouquet
No one would think you were cheap for scrapping fresh roses for these felt roses. They’re little bit of a splurge, but think about how nice they’ll look on a countertop or side table.
Holland Silk Flowers Set
Rosy tulips for spring, even if we have another few weeks of winter ahead of us.
Satin and Rhinestone Wedding Bouquet
If you want to give off a “fancy farm-to-table dinner in Greenpoint” vibe (and you can obviously take off the bridal lace trim).
Dried Gypsophila Bouquet
For a brighter pop of color.
Handmade Multi-Color Felt Flower Bouquet
Here’s a one-of-a-kind gift: a detailed bouquet of colorful felt flowers.
Orchid & Ivy Realistic Wooden Flowers
Wood-shaved roses that look almost like the real thing.
Artificial Lifelike Lavender Bouquet
These definitely don’t resemble the real thing, but there’s something really sweet about a larger-than-life spray of pink lavender for Valentine’s Day.
Wuuda Latex Calla Lily Bouquet
Pretty pink calla lilies crafted from latex.
Abbie Home Bride Fabric Flower Bouquets
A cleaner botanical take on the bouquet made out of fabric.
Ling’s Moment 50-Piece Latex Roses
A whole box of latex roses that your valentine can keep forever.
Forget-Me-Not Dried Flower Gift Box
This assortment of dried forget-me-nots comes ready to go in a wrapped box.
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