Has your daughter recently acted as a flower girl in a wedding? If she did, odds are that you now have a flower girl dress hanging in her closet. Although you were probably thrilled to have your daughter included in a friend or family member’s special day, deciding what to do with the flower girl dress after the ceremony can be tricky.
You hate to see the dress gathering dust in the closet. However, you’re not quite prepared to donate it to charity, either. You’ve got to find a use for this dress. Before you stress out too badly about the fate of this flower girl dress, take the time to consider these options.
If your daughter’s dress was fairly informal, she may be able to wear the dress to other weddings or celebrations. Floral prints or cotton fabrics lend themselves to being worn again. Pastel-colored dresses can also be recycled as an Easter dress. Don’t be afraid, however, to make small modifications to the dress to make it suitable for other events. Remove decorations that are too elaborate for anything but a flower girl dress; hem the dress to a more practical length. In a few hour’s you can have an entirely new dress.
More formal dresses can also be worn again, on a slightly different occasion. Flower girl dress can often be repurposed as Halloween costumes. The addition of a pair of wings and a flower wreath …