27 Mums That Nailed The Whole Homecoming Thing

Maybe things are bigger in Texas.

Mums are an age-old tradition in Texas during homecoming.

They are big, wearable bouquets of mum flowers, streamers, ribbons and decorations to show school pride.

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You give your homecoming date a mum to wear to both school and the homecoming football game.

Some choose to hand-make these for their dates, while the majority design them first, and then have companies create the finished product. Mums can cost hundreds of dollars.

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But some mums go really, REALLY over the top:

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1. There are ones that can sub as giant-ass valentines.

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2. This one is for cat enthusiasts.

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3. This-over-the-shoulder beauty.

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4. For the Star Wars fan.

@BlackMeister69 and I's mum/garter for homecoming. Non-traditional is the way to go

— Sabrina Ayala (@sabrina_ayala85)
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5. This one fits nearly the entire main cast of Adventure Time.

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6. How? Wha?

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7. The “Mum-ford and Sons” mum.

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8. You can even get a Texas-shaped mum.

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9. This one is for the hunting enthusiast.

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10. 1D is what makes it beautiful.

remember my homecoming mum

— camille (@texaslonghoran)
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11. For the ones who leave room for the Holy Spirit.

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12. Some bring out their inner Rainbow Brite.

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13. A typical mum can be pinned on your shirt. These have to be held up by necklaces.

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14. So much pink.

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15. A Browning lover’s delight.

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16. The craftsmanship of the Hello Kitty flowers is second to none.

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17. This mum is big enough to hide a small child.

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18. Where does this mum end, and that dude’s garter begin?

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19. Cannot. Handle.

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20. This one can barely get through a door.

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21. This one’s for a Tiffany & Co. lover.

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22. Some display their names proudly.

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23. Oh my Glob.

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24. Some can save lives in case of a power outage.

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25. Roll out.

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26. Some get to be like Mike.

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27. And finally, the mum that should make all other mums bow the hell down.

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