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Question of the Week: Is It Ever Okay to… Fake It?

Posted by HGTV.ca Editorial Team Monday, August 18, 2008 3:47 PM EDT

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By "faking it" of course we mean synthetic flowers! Almost everyone can agree that potted plants and fresh cut flowers are some of the simplest ways to brighten any room. For those who lack a gardener's green thumb, this can pose a bit of a problem with multiple trips to the flower market straining on the wallet. It's not surprising that many people have opted to go synthetic. Fake flowers have long been branded the ultimate design no-no, however, bogus blooms have come a long way in recent years with many looking as real as their organic cousins.


Silk Gerbera Daisies, www.silkflowers.com



Paper Roses, Etsy seller: betsyb, www.etsy.com


So with this question of the week we ask you: Fake flowers: fabulous or faux pas? Leave a comment and let us know!

Topics: Flowers

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