Sorry Not Sorry: Unwanted Flower Arrangements

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What do With Flower Arrangements You Don't Want

What to do with flowers from someone you don’t like. Or used to like. But it’s over and them sending flowers is just an empty gesture you don’t want. Sorry not sorry, I don’t want these.

Receiving flowers from someone you don’t like can be a tricky situation. After all, you don’t want to waste them and you don’t want to keep them around as a reminder of the relationship that didn’t work out. So what can you do with them?

The good news is that there are plenty of options for what to do with flowers that don’t involve throwing them away. Here are some of the best ideas for what to do with flowers from someone you don’t like:

Give Them Away

One of the best things you can do with flowers you don’t want is to give them away as a random act of kindness. You can take them to a local nursing home, homeless shelter, or hospital and brighten someone’s day. Alternatively, you can simply leave them on a park bench or at a bus stop for someone else to find and enjoy.

Sell Them Online

If you’re looking for a more practical solution, you can always sell the flowers online. Nothing says sorry not sorry more than pocketing the cash. There are a number of online marketplaces where you can list the flowers and set a price. You can even set a discounted price to make sure they’re sold quickly and you don’t have to worry about them going to waste.

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Donate Them to a Local Charity

If the relationship is well and truly over but you’d like to give back to your community with the flowers, consider donating them to a local charity. Many charities accept donations of flowers, which they can then use to decorate their spaces or give away at events. Options to consider are nursing homes, shelters, and hospitals.

Preserve Them

Maybe letting the flowers dry out can be more cathartic than screaming sorry not sorry from the roof tops. Maybe knowing they will be repurposed gives you hope rather than sorrow. Preserving them as dried flowers can let you repurpose them into other projects and symbolize rebirth. It’s a thought. 

There are a number of ways to preserve flowers, including pressing, drying, and freezing them so the flowers can live on in a different form. Who knows, all may not be lost, and you might someday want to appreciate the flower gesture and you could feel sorry not to have a reminder. Or maybe not.

Compost Them

Lastly, if you really don’t want to keep the flowers around and you don’t want to give them away, you can always compost them. This is a great way to make sure the flowers don’t go to waste and can be used to nourish a garden or a potted plant.

No matter what you decide to do with the flowers, remember that the most important thing is that you feel better about the situation. Whether you choose to give them away, sell them, donate them, preserve them, or compost them, the important thing is that you find a solution that works for you. #sorrynotsorry 

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