b'What to do with yourflowers after the weddingYou may have rented your decor, linens, chairs, and tables, and we all know that all the delicious leftover cake and food isnt a burden. But what are you supposed to do with your flowers? Its not like the flower shop will take them back. Here are some ways you can extend the joy of your wedding day to others!Donate them to a seniorPut them on a loved Preserve them.Create aliving home or hospital. ones grave.If you have akeepsake like a shadow box, Flowers are still good a week orfamily member or friend youvedomed frame, rosary, orna- ALLY ALLISON PHOTOGRAPHYtwo after your wedding. Bright- lost, placing your bouquet onment, and even jewelry. Every en someones day by calling uptheir grave is a beautiful waytime you see them, youll think local senior living homes orto remember them and feelabout all the special moments hospitals to see if they accepttheir presence on your weddingyou had that day, and if you fresh flower donations. day. If you do this between theget jewelry or a rosary, its the Use them as gifts.Pass yourceremony and reception, askperfect heirloom to pass down bouquet down to your floweryour photographer to cometo future generations! If you girl and gift centerpieces toalong and capture photos ofplan to preserve your flowers, those who played a huge part inthis sentimental and emotionalthough, dont wait until aftermaking your day flawless. Youexchange. Or, for a more privatethe wedding. Get in contact can even ask vendorslikeand intimate moment, stop bywith a preservation specialist your DJ, photographer, andafter leaving the reception withnow to find out what youcatererif they want to takeonly your new spouse or familyneed to know about the JESSICA RAPHAEL PHOTOGRAPHY any home! members. timeline.FLOWERS|3-8 MONTHS UNTIL I DO|TODAYS BRIDE 129'