How to Package & Mail Your Materials

HOW TO MAIL YOUR PETALS, ASHES (see video below), PET HAIR/FUR OR

OTHER NATURAL MATERIALS

 

SUMMER- We highly recommend shipping your FRESH petals OVERNIGHT. If you prefer 2-3 DAY PRIORITY MAIL, carefully package your petals without any plastic or bubble wrap. We cannot be responsible for damages incurred during transit.

WINTER- FRESH petals can be mailed 2-3 DAY PRIORITY MAIL; carefully package your petals without any plastic or bubble wrap. We cannot be responsible for damages incurred during transit.

DRIED PETALS, ASHES, OTHER- Year round; can be sent 2-3 day priority mail or any other service your prefer. 

What to do!

1. Place your order online.

2.  View the videos above and below. 

3. Mail your petals, ashes, pet fur or other materials. Include this Mailing Enclosure Form.  If you can not print one, please include your order number and contact information along with your materials.

4. Our average turnaround time is 6-8 weeks from the time we receive your paid order. We will send you a tentative completion date as soon as we receive your materials. *The Tentative completion date is approximate. We reserve the right to extend this time beyond the "tentative completion date" as needed to provide you with a quality product.

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 Flowers/ Petals:

•    View the video above.
•    We only need your petals. No stems.
•    Each individual listing will tell you how many petals are required to create your keepsake. Example: Pandora style beads- require 2-3 petals per bead. Bracelets- require 1 medium sized flower to create (a full rose is a good size example). Pendants require between 2-3 and 12-15 petals to create.
•    If you have smaller flowers and/or flowers with small petals, please send a few more blooms.
•    Layer petals between sheets of dry paper towels and fold.
•    DO NOT use any plastic, plastic bags, bubble wrap, etc. This will cause your petals to grow mold. We cannot use petals that have mold.
•    If your flower petals are fresh, please send them overnight.
•    If your petals are completely dry, you can send them priority mail.
•    We keep your flower petals up to 6 months for any re-orders! We do not return any left over petals.
•    Mail your petals to the address below and include a completed Mailing Enclosure Form.

*If you have not made a decision yet, you can send a $100 deposit (non-refundable) to us along with the Mailing Enclosure Form or Call us at (803) 779-6186 to place your deposit over the phone. Deposit will be deducted from from your final order*

 

Mailing Ashes/ Cremains:


•    Half (1/2) to one (1) teaspoon is needed per design.
•    Enclose in a zip lock bag and seal releasing all the air. Use a second zip lock bag to ensure the ashes are secure.
•    Ashes to be included with flower petals can be mailed in the same envelope.
•    If you are sending ashes only place them in a small box or envelope. Mail to the address below along with a completed Mailing Enclosure Form If you can not print one, please include your order number and contact information along with your materials.
•    We return any unused ashes along with your completed order. If you sent a large amount of ashes, extra shipping charges may apply.

 

Pet Fur/ Hair:
•    Only a few clippings are needed per design
•    Place the clippings in a small envelope or zip lock bag and seal.
•    Mail in an appropriately sized envelope. Mail to the address below along with a completed Mailing Enclosure Form If you can not print one, please include your order number and contact information along with your materials.

 

Mail to:
•    Do not overnight petals on Friday, we are closed Saturday.
•    Place all materials in an appropriately sized envelope (if you are sending petals, make sure it does not have any plastic or bubble wrap lining) and mail them to:

Flowers Forever
2769 Rosewood Dr.
Columbia, SC 29205

•    If you live in the area you can drop off your flower petals at our shop.
•    Hours: Monday- Thursday 10:00-5:00 and Friday 10:00-4:00 (Eastern Time) 

After we receive your petals:

  • Your online order will be matched to your petals once we receive them.
  • We will send you an email with an order confirmation including a tentative completion date. Our average turnaround time is 6-8 weeks from the time we receive your paid order. *The tentative completion date is approximate. We reserve the right to extend this time beyond the "tentative completion date" as needed to provide you with a quality product. 
  • Please review your order carefully. If you need to make any changes, contact us promptly.  If we do not hear from you, we will assume the order details are correct.  
  • Your petals will go through inspection, classification, and will be cataloged and entered into our drying process.
  • The beautiful process of creating your handmade jewelry will be completed soon.
  • We keep your flower petals up to 6 months for any re-orders
  • SEE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION FOR MORE DETAILS

If you need your order by a specific date, please contact us prior to placing your order. You can CHAT with us online!

Click here to print:   Mailing Enclosure Form