freezeframe Floral Preservation
FLOWER CARE UPON DELIVERY: Our FIRST priority!
When your flowers arrive at our facility, they will most likely be in need of some pampering. The freezeframe® staff will photograph, measure and tag your bouquet as part of our multi-step system to insure your actual blooms are tracked through our entire process; then, we will quickly get to work pampering your blooms. The entire bouquet will be disassembled, each bloom will be re-hydrated individually in our floral coolers, with the help of a specially formulated re-hydration solution, and any damaged petals will be trimmed.
EXPERT FLORAL PRESERVATION METHODS APPLIED:
Once your blooms have had a good drink, they are ready for the application of our expert preservation methods. Flowers and foliage that dry more effectively in sand-based methods will be tagged and moved to the sand-drying room; blooms which require weeks of bleaching to insure they stay white for years, will be tagged and go to the bleaching room. All remaining flowers and foliage will be prepared for the freeze-drying process; red and hot pink flowers will be treated in one of our many scientifically developed pre-treatments to insure their vibrant shades are retained; remaining flowers will then be treated with the appropriate solution to insure pliability and color retention; all treated blooms will then be tagged and nestled individually into “no-crush” preservation boxes, which insure that your blooms will not be confused with other orders, and will not be damaged through the course of the freezeframing® process.
Once all of your blooms have completed their preservation process in the various drying rooms, they are reunited in our post-preservation room, where the true artistry begins. Each flower is wire-stemmed, reinforced, and then air-brushed by a member of our pre-design team. Multiple color layers are applied to capture the layered tonality of each flower, all foliage is air brushed to retain its natural green shades, and flower centers that are different from the petals are hand-painted individually. These newly colorized flowers are then given to one of our expert designers, who will work with the original photograph of your bouquet, any of your memorabilia, and any of your pearls or ribbons, to create your one-of-a-kind freezeframe ®.
DOES IT PASS OUR RIGOROUS QUALITY CONTROL TEST?
Once your piece has been designed, it must pass our rigorous QC test, which is based on a 3-tier approval requirement. First, the Head Designer must approve the design, guaranteeing that the order has been created according to your specific requests. Then, our expert Framers study the actual flowers and their mechanics, to insure that your piece is sturdy and your blooms are appropriately placed inside the frame. Once all framing is complete, our Packaging team member will do a final inspection of the finished piece, and, if approved, wrapped in protective paper and initialed and dated as an approved freezeframe®.
If you are looking to get your flowers made into floral jewerly let us know! We have kits available ready to take your bouquet to get it preserved!! Please feel free to contact us for more information!