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How-Tuesday: Create a Luscious Bridal Bouquet

Jul 27, 2010

by Julie Schneider

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I am pleased to welcome Brookelynn Morris, staff writer for Craftzine and author of the beautiful book, Feltique, to share her tips for creating your own beautiful bouquets from fresh flowers for this week’s How-Tuesday. After poring over her tutorial, I have a sneaking suspicion that following my next weekly wander to the farmer’s market, I might just happily strut home with a blooming, colorful bunch of flowers to brighten my own little apartment.

My lovely friend Leandra was willing to let me create anything I wanted for her bridal bouquet this weekend. Her only requirement was that I used “all the colors in the rainbow.” So I went to the San Francisco Flower Mart, and picked out everything that called to me. The morning of her wedding, I set to work, and 5 minutes before she walked down the aisle, I handed off the most amazing, luscious bridal flowers I have ever created.

Making a bouquet for the bride is a very rewarding, but intense task. The pressure is astounding — not only are you trying to give the her the perfect accessory, you’re working with very fragile and perishable materials. The hard part is not going overboard with things, and keeping the bouquet as tasteful as possible. My original concept used hydrangea and green mums, but I had a moment where Tim Gunn from Project Runway came into my head and asked me to “Use my editing eye!”. I left out those flowers because, when I really thought about it, they made the bride’s bouquet look more like a birthday party arrangement. The final piece was the perfect complement to her beautiful, dreamy, colorful bridal style.

 

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Materials:

Flowers
Large clippers
Floral Scissors
28 gauge floral wire
Wire cutters
Floral tape
Rubber bands
3-4 yards of lace and ribbon
Decorative straight pins

Directions:

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Step 1: Prepare your flowers by removing all the leaves along the length of the stems. With the roses, I use the floral scissors to cut the leaves, but with the tulips, the leaves wrap all the way around the stem, so I gently pull the leaves downward with my fingers.

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Step 2: Florists use thin floral wire to incorporate short stemmed flowers in with the longer stemmed flowers. For this bouquet, I cut the cymbidium orchids from their long stem, and then individually wired the blossoms to to the sturdy stem of a peony.

Cut 1ft of floral wire, and then pierce the stem of the orchid, about 1/4″ from the head of the flower. Carefully push the wire through the stem so that the blossom is centered on the wire. Now, twist the wire around the orchid stem to support it, and then twist the ends to the peony. The result is one long peony, with an orchid floating alongside. Don’t worry that the wire looks ugly, it will be well concealed in the final bouquet. I wired two orchids to two peonies.

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Step 3: Once all the flowers are prepped, they can be gathered into groups. I work the flowers in small bundles, then gather those together for the final piece. Just start by placing individual stems into your hand, and seeing how they look together. The trick here is to master your hands. I broke two roses because I was grasping the stems too tightly, so keep your fingers loose. Get as creative as you like, and mix and match the flowers until you find the right combination.

Once you have a bundle that you like, rubber band it together, and set it into water. Then create 2 more groupings that are similar, but not symmetrical.

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Step 4: When all 3 bundles are built, remove their rubber bands and combine them together. Trim all the stems to a length that compliments the height of your bride, and then secure the entire piece with one rubber band at the top, and one at the base.

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Step 5: My bride’s handle is first wrapped with satin ribbon that has been in the bouquets of other brides in her family. It’s a sweet tradition that they carry on — each new bride gets to use the same piece of ribbon. To create the handle, just wrap the stems. Start at the top, and push a straight pin through the ribbon and into the stems. Then work down the handle wrapping the stems tightly, but not too tightly! Secure the ribbon at the bottom of the bouquet with a second pin. After I wrapped with the ribbon, I went over the handle again with a wide piece of pale blue lace. I went over and over the handle and used almost 3 yards of lace.

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Step 6: Pin the lace to the stems using crystal pins. I worked in a line down the inside of the bouquet. Push them firmly into a strong stem, and as you get towards the bottom, angle the pins up as you place them so that they will not poke out the bottom. Mist the flowers with some fresh cool water, and then try not to swoon when you see the bride’s face light up at the sight of her stunning flowers!

 

Thank you to Brookelynn Morris and the good folks at Craftzine for sharing this project with us.
For more projects and ideas, check out their site.


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163 comments

  • allthepreciousthings

    allthepreciousthings said 7 years ago

    I wish this sort of thing was around when we got married (1986). Everyone paid a fortune for flowers that all looked the same - this is much more appealing!

  • rarebeasts

    rarebeasts said 7 years ago

    Great How to!!!! Thanks.

  • caseysharpe

    caseysharpe said 7 years ago

    Very pretty indeed!

  • CatchTheEye

    CatchTheEye said 7 years ago

    wonderful guide!

  • Ayca

    Ayca said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing! I love this article!

  • SilkstoneDesigns

    SilkstoneDesigns said 7 years ago

    Brilliant article, very inspiring! Will have to remember this one :) Thanks!

  • martice

    martice said 7 years ago

    lovely :)

  • vint

    vint said 7 years ago

    How funny, I once met Brookelyn on the plane to Renegade in Chicago, a few years back. Her bouquet project is wonderful!

  • AZCreativeStudio

    AZCreativeStudio said 7 years ago

    So beautiful! I love it!

  • TrueOrganics

    TrueOrganics said 7 years ago

    how beautiful! I've got this bookmarked for when I get married to my love in 2 years! :) Thanks for making this!

  • ktreasures

    ktreasures said 7 years ago

    Beautiful and inspiring! I love flower bouquets as you can see from my shop!

  • junkyardglitter

    junkyardglitter said 7 years ago

    Wow how helpful is this! Very nice

  • kissadesign

    kissadesign said 7 years ago

    Wow, what a variety of flowers; they all came together beautifully! Thanks for the how-to.

  • Raceytay

    Raceytay said 7 years ago

    Those are breathtaking.

  • imadeyouabeard

    imadeyouabeard said 7 years ago

    so gorgeous! thanks for the tutorial!

  • candacejean

    candacejean said 7 years ago

    Oooh beautiful! My mom picked up fresh flowers on the way to my kid sister's wedding a couple years back. She and I made her bouquet in the parking lot while hovering over the open trunk of her car immediately before the ceremony! I love all the pretty colors in this one. Vibrant!

  • SimpleJoysPaperie

    SimpleJoysPaperie said 7 years ago

    This is absolutely beautiful! I'm sure the bride was thrilled with it! :)

  • SatinandBirch

    SatinandBirch said 7 years ago

    Very nice for any occasion, thanks so much!

  • SimplyByBex

    SimplyByBex said 7 years ago

    Great tips! I love DIY because it makes the bouquet more unique! Also, another great alternative could be clay flower bouquet for that special day!

  • hattricks

    hattricks said 7 years ago

    all beautiful creations!! Thanks for the help..

  • CarryTheWord

    CarryTheWord said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! Great info!

  • bringaboutart

    bringaboutart said 7 years ago

    BeautiFUL! I'm doing the flowers for a friend's wedding in a couple of weeks---I hadn't thought to go to the farmer's market, or to bundle three smaller bunches into one---both great ideas! Thank you :)

  • 6catspinNsew

    6catspinNsew said 7 years ago

    love the lace, my sister and I are always looking for awesome lace. great article.

  • SweetandDandyVintage

    SweetandDandyVintage said 7 years ago

    Awesome! Remins me of whenI got married...tight budget, and I learned lots of creative alternatives to mainstream industry. It really means more that way. Aaah...all these years and more in love every day!

  • dolphinmaid

    dolphinmaid said 7 years ago

    Lucious indeed! I love the garden picked fresh look. Thank you for the how tue :)

  • CourtneyDirks

    CourtneyDirks said 7 years ago

    Absolutely stunning...I've been wondering how to do this, you must be reading minds! Thank you so much, I've already bookmarked this, I know it will come in super handy someday. All the best to you.

  • VeronicaRStudio

    VeronicaRStudio said 7 years ago

    Beautiful, I love all the flowers and colors! I will take some of those ideas for some flower arrangements for my home, since there is no wedding in my future (yet).

  • TinyArtbyJMullin

    TinyArtbyJMullin said 7 years ago

    I could do that and I just might! I was thinking that the only flowers I really needed for my upcoming nuptials was a bouquet for myself. I am enjoying all of these etsy wedding features this summer, now that they are relevant!

  • WhatBowsAround

    WhatBowsAround said 7 years ago

    I love how you wrapped the stems with the satin ribbon and then the lace. Getting some ideas now... ;)

  • LuBluDesigns

    LuBluDesigns said 7 years ago

    What a gorgeous arrangement. I love the lace handle that you made. Thanks for sparking some creativity.

  • FoundDays

    FoundDays said 7 years ago

    beautiful! i did the flowers for my own wedding, and a couple friends weddings.. it is nervewracking, but satisfying (and oh so much cheaper than hiring a florist).

  • TrimsNmore

    TrimsNmore said 7 years ago

    What creative ideas! I love the arrangements. I have some beautiful laces that would look lovely too :)

  • PaintedHorse

    PaintedHorse said 7 years ago

    Beautiful, simply beautiful! I can almost catch a waft of their scent.

  • FerntreeFlowers

    FerntreeFlowers said 7 years ago

    An absolutely gorgeous bouquet you created! Thanks too for including my Hydrangea bouquet in the 'related items'. :) angie

  • LeafandInk

    LeafandInk said 7 years ago

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  • LuRuUniques

    LuRuUniques said 7 years ago

    How simple that would have been for a mother of three daughters......

  • lorenabr

    lorenabr said 7 years ago

    Love it so cool :)

  • lolopetals

    lolopetals said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! I love floral design!

  • postroadvintage

    postroadvintage said 7 years ago

    Wowza! Looks good enough to eat :)

  • designsfrommyheart

    designsfrommyheart said 7 years ago

    That bouquet is absolutely gorgeous. I wish you were around when I got married 10 years go. That was exactly what I was looking for, but couldn't get in the month of October. I shouldn't complain my bouquet was beautiful with fall flowers. Thanks for sharing.

  • CorvidDelights

    CorvidDelights said 7 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous. I love the tradition of sharing the ribbon to bind the bouquet. Thanks for sharing.

  • hiscrazywife

    hiscrazywife said 7 years ago

    A wonderful How-To that makes me want to marry my husband all over again just so I can do it "handmade!"

  • thelittlemarket

    thelittlemarket said 7 years ago

    I agree! Definetely makes me want to marry my hubby again! Wonder if he'll go for it??? :-)

  • NaiyaArtBoutique

    NaiyaArtBoutique said 7 years ago

    A very easy tutorial!! Thanks for sharing

  • SSSJ

    SSSJ said 7 years ago

    Romantic! Wonderful style! I love seeing all the beautiful ideas on Etsy!

  • lauraprentice

    lauraprentice said 7 years ago

    For my wedding last summer my husband and I grew all of our own flowers and I assembled all of the boquets. We saved thousands of dollars by doing it this way. Due to a very cold midwestern summer, we were short a few flowers come harvest time so we made a trip to our local farmer's market. We found some flowers we loved and arranged to meet up with the "floral farmer" at her farm the day before the wedding and bought them at a wholesale price. Our friends and family had a great time helping assemble arrangements for each table, and at the end of the night we let everyone take home a boquet or two, it was a hit!

  • ikabags

    ikabags said 7 years ago

    Yes romantic and lovely :) love it , merci

  • maggiemaevintage

    maggiemaevintage said 7 years ago

    fresh flowers....whenever you need a smile...... these are beautiful!

  • salvageshop

    salvageshop said 7 years ago

    gorgeous :)

  • RedorGrayArt

    RedorGrayArt said 7 years ago

    STUNNING!

  • flowersbythevase

    flowersbythevase said 7 years ago

    Lovely article...It shows you its a art

  • minusplusminus

    minusplusminus said 7 years ago

    beautiful flowers! so elegant and free at the same time

  • FloweryDeer

    FloweryDeer said 7 years ago

    Gorgerous!

  • accentonvintage

    accentonvintage said 7 years ago

    Beautiful bouquet and I love the lace wrap!

  • Lotuslulu

    Lotuslulu said 7 years ago

    this bouquet is jaw-droppingly beautiful

  • PinkOrchidInvites

    PinkOrchidInvites said 7 years ago

    Aww, I love the lace touch!

  • opendoorstudio

    opendoorstudio said 7 years ago

    so pretty ! thank you for sharing your secrets! love this! xoxo

  • themarketintheglen

    themarketintheglen said 7 years ago

    I love the idea of using pinwheels for an outdoor wedding- how magical would that be with them all spinning in the wind? I always want to keep my flowers forever, so it would be nice to have clay or paper flowers that will never die! Thanks for all the tips!

  • KMalinka

    KMalinka said 7 years ago

    Great article. Lovey flowers

  • Melindamilkshake

    Melindamilkshake said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous!

  • mialareine

    mialareine said 7 years ago

    This is lovely! Thank you for sharing. And I love the ribbon tradition!

  • sukran

    sukran said 7 years ago

    romantic, beautiful pictures

  • LilaJo

    LilaJo said 7 years ago

    Will keep this in mind for my own DIY wedding!

  • DarkBluebell

    DarkBluebell said 7 years ago

    Lovely romantic flowers.

  • mammamiaeme

    mammamiaeme said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sahring for this lovely article!

  • nowonder

    nowonder said 7 years ago

    Looks great and saves a lot of money! Great idea!

  • pasin

    pasin said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous arrengements

  • poplovedesigns

    poplovedesigns said 7 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful! I love the idea of having control of precisely which flowers you want. Thanks for sharing! <3 Andrea

  • TopazTurtle

    TopazTurtle said 7 years ago

    amazing arrangement!

  • OldTimePickers

    OldTimePickers said 7 years ago

    Fantabulous flowers! DIY is the way to go. Best Pickins'

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 7 years ago

    beautiful bouquet! I think I'd be so nervous about doing this for someone else...

  • aileenrae

    aileenrae said 7 years ago

    This is a beautiful bouquet!!

  • MarilyndaGallery

    MarilyndaGallery said 7 years ago

    Love your technique of making smaller bundles that then group together for the final larger arrangement. That makes so much sense when you compare it to any other project-start small and work up. Such a lovely arrangement-you have a exquisite sense of color and balance.

  • lovelygifts

    lovelygifts said 7 years ago

    Beautiful!!

  • EverybodyElse

    EverybodyElse said 7 years ago

    Very neat! I don't have any real occasion to make bouquets, but now I want to try it!

  • bidesign

    bidesign said 7 years ago

    My name is Buket. It means bouquet. I liked this article.

  • Tumus

    Tumus said 7 years ago

    Oh that's so pretty! I want to make bouquets just for me now!

  • jcisco112

    jcisco112 said 7 years ago

    So Beautiful!

  • yourethatgirldesigns

    yourethatgirldesigns said 7 years ago

    beautifully subtle bouquet!

  • ZenAndCoffee

    ZenAndCoffee said 7 years ago

    Simply stunning! The color choice of flowers you picked are gorgeous! ~Wren http://www.ZenAndCoffee.etsy.com Arm Warmers & Fingerless Gloves for all seasons & styles!

  • Adeleshop

    Adeleshop said 7 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • DanaLaymon

    DanaLaymon said 7 years ago

    i wish i had thought about making my own when i got married! it would have saved so much money and that bouquet is beautiful!

  • BrightWallVintage

    BrightWallVintage said 7 years ago

    I want to be as DIY as possible as I plan our wedding! I love the bouquet created here. Thank you for sharing some great info!

  • abbigayle

    abbigayle said 7 years ago

    A beautiful prolific bride's bouquet. I absolutely love and admire the arrangement and lace pinned handle.

  • SugarFlower

    SugarFlower said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous!!!

  • AntikaModa

    AntikaModa said 7 years ago

    Very pretty! For my wedding (2006) we did something similar, only minus the lace...I just love that style :)

  • perebags

    perebags said 7 years ago

    beautiful!! thanks for sharing!!

  • somsstudiosupplies

    somsstudiosupplies said 7 years ago

    Lovely article and will be a lot of help to all brides-to be.

  • KettleConfections

    KettleConfections said 7 years ago

    A very useful informational how to - not having a wedding soon, but I will be using the wires to add more colors and flowers to my own home decor floral arrangements - thank you for sharing these great tips!

  • jargonhead

    jargonhead said 7 years ago

    Fabulous! My mom and I assembled all the decorative flowers for my wedding, and we had so much fun doing it. It was a great way to bond. Thanks for sharing.

  • beachglassshop

    beachglassshop said 7 years ago

    beautiful! My sister created all of the flowers for my neice's wedding, and they were stunning! Thank you for the article!!!!

  • artofjane

    artofjane said 7 years ago

    I love the originality! Most wedding flowers look all alike.

  • Mymothersgarden

    Mymothersgarden said 7 years ago

    That really is an exquisite bouquet! I like all of the unusual flowers and textures you put together...especially the purple thistle.

  • joannemackensen

    joannemackensen said 7 years ago

    This is so helpful - thank you very much for the informative and easy-to-follow instructions!

  • akcArt

    akcArt said 7 years ago

    Great article! I my job (at the age of 16) was working in the floral dept of our local grocery store! I thought all I would have to do is water plants (basically)! Oh no, I had to make last minute corsages and arrangements from people coming in off the street! OH MY was that a rude awakening for a 16 year old! Arrangements, bouquets, and corsages are definitely a work of art!

  • akcArt

    akcArt said 7 years ago

    My bad....I meant 'My job'...not I my job....not sure what happened there! :)

  • rule42

    rule42 said 7 years ago

    gorgeous!

  • NorthwestBridal

    NorthwestBridal said 7 years ago

    Wonderful article! I use a similar method when I make the bouquets in my photographs, but I had not ever thought of making 3 different bunches and then combining them, that is a great idea I am sure to use! Thanks for the tips!

  • JewelryByJLy

    JewelryByJLy said 7 years ago

    PERFECT! Now all I need is a wedding!

  • LaBellaCandela

    LaBellaCandela said 7 years ago

    ♥THANKS FOR THE TIPS!♥

  • mykonos

    mykonos said 7 years ago

    I love flowers!!

  • HeartfeltLetters

    HeartfeltLetters said 7 years ago

    I've created two bridal bouquets myself and I know the joy of creating something beautiful for someone's special day. Thanks for inspiring others to do so also!

  • StringsnTings

    StringsnTings said 7 years ago

    My best friend (who is recently engaged) will definitely appreciated this post! Sharing it with her right now, thanks so much!

  • girltuesdayjewelry

    girltuesdayjewelry said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous! I love bouquets like this--so chic and pretty. Too bad I'm already married. I should make an everyday bouquet and parade around with it!

  • lilabelledesign

    lilabelledesign said 7 years ago

    oh so fabulous, very good demo of how to do a bouquet ;o)

  • AntoinettesWhims

    AntoinettesWhims said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! I did the same thing 20 years ago for my own bouquet. It was just 40 white roses, it was big, beautiful and shocking to see that many roses.

  • Parachute425

    Parachute425 said 7 years ago

    beautiful. marking for future reference.

  • frostingcoutureshop

    frostingcoutureshop said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous! Thanks so much for the tutorial!

  • thedoghouse

    thedoghouse said 7 years ago

    Wow - so pretty & fresh looking! A real inspiration to make the bouquet for my own wedding next year... ;-)

  • GatheringSplendor

    GatheringSplendor said 7 years ago

    I am inspired to pick wild flowers and make a bouquet for my neighbor. This was a lovey way to spend a few minutes. Thank you for sharing your talent.

  • PaperPicker

    PaperPicker said 7 years ago

    love to see the stems wrapped like that, so many possibilities for lace and ribbon.

  • MariyaAli

    MariyaAli said 7 years ago

    Simple beautiful!

  • LittleMissDressUp

    LittleMissDressUp said 7 years ago

    very pretty

  • bedouin

    bedouin said 7 years ago

    individualism rocks! belle belle bouquet

  • PattiTrostle

    PattiTrostle said 7 years ago

    Lovely!!

  • MadeByScarlett

    MadeByScarlett said 7 years ago

    Love it! Absolutely gorgeous!

  • cocokato

    cocokato said 7 years ago

    love the colour and texture. so beautiful!

  • michaelangela

    michaelangela said 7 years ago

    WOW! Great job!!

  • MariyaAli

    MariyaAli said 7 years ago

    These just look fantastic.

  • aquacitrine

    aquacitrine said 7 years ago

    the best part about this how-to? the outstandingly simple and yet naturally beautiful accompanying photos. how very lovely.

  • nikkivain

    nikkivain said 7 years ago

    So cute!! My friend had the same type of bouquet with black polka dotted silk and black pearl push pins.

  • mark13148

    mark13148 said 7 years ago

    Nice flowers, love them

  • KynaHsiao

    KynaHsiao said 7 years ago

    Great how-to! Gonna go out and buy materials today!

  • camilita

    camilita said 7 years ago

    Love it! Colors are so pretty!

  • SouthernBelleOOAK

    SouthernBelleOOAK said 7 years ago

    Nothing beats fresh flowers to brighten your day! I love the way you lined up the pins on the lace around the stems. It looks like the buttons on the back of a vintage bride's gown. Beautiful colors!

  • NatalieBriggs

    NatalieBriggs said 7 years ago

    I made my own flowers for my wedding this year, its so nice to make something personalized by you for your wedding :)

  • petiteflowerjewelry

    petiteflowerjewelry said 7 years ago

    I love the color combination of your flowers.

  • jguilddesigns

    jguilddesigns said 7 years ago

    pretty! and I love the idea of passing the lace down for future generation brides- so romantic!

  • simplychiclily

    simplychiclily said 7 years ago

    I used to design bouqets too, your are beautiful!

  • gormanstudios

    gormanstudios said 7 years ago

    Soooo gorgeous! I love the multi-colours lusciousness!

  • MyFavorsandFlowers

    MyFavorsandFlowers said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous bouquet!

  • WoodPigeon

    WoodPigeon said 7 years ago

    Beautiful!!! Must remember for an upcoming friend's wedding.

  • carefullycrafted4u

    carefullycrafted4u said 7 years ago

    Lovely! I am all for handmade stuff for weddings..my reason for decorating home-made hand-hennaed candles for weddings and other events..keep up the great work!

  • Butterflyjewelry

    Butterflyjewelry said 7 years ago

    Thank you for the info =0)

  • dandelionland

    dandelionland said 7 years ago

    so pretty and memorable to make them yourself and with family.

  • LouisaDesigns

    LouisaDesigns said 7 years ago

    Brides today and for a few years now really like the free-form design and lots of color and textures. Beautiful flowers I am sure it was a very beautiful wedding.

  • PaperAffection

    PaperAffection said 7 years ago

    i LOVE! this how to!

  • newhopebeading

    newhopebeading said 7 years ago

    That's beautiful!

  • designMatter

    designMatter said 7 years ago

    Adorable gift:)

  • brownsco

    brownsco said 7 years ago

    What a beautiful bouque of flowers for the bride. What a sentimental arrangement for the bride to have this prepared especially by a special friend! Thanks for sharing

  • dabbledesigns

    dabbledesigns said 7 years ago

    Awesome step by step instructions! I love the the variety of florals and all the colors. Makes for a very unique bridal bouquet!

  • dabbledesigns

    dabbledesigns said 7 years ago

    a great variety of florals and colors. Makes for a very unique bouquet!

  • aressa

    aressa said 7 years ago

    Lovely demonstration on how to make a bouquet. Seems rather simple to do.....

  • AMSkrafts

    AMSkrafts said 7 years ago

    wonderful demo, and the bouquet is beautiful! working with fresh, perishable materials is difficult, but this article is a great way to introduce flower arrangement to everyone.

  • whimsygraphicdesigns

    whimsygraphicdesigns said 7 years ago

    okay can I have her create my bridal bouquet? It looks amazing!!

  • mark13148

    mark13148 said 7 years ago

    love your flowers

  • KIMONOS

    KIMONOS said 7 years ago

    Instructions are great, I have a feeling I can make one on my own now, Thank You...

  • avintagebride

    avintagebride said 7 years ago

    beautiful..

  • TheEverlastingPosy

    TheEverlastingPosy said 7 years ago

    Very pretty!

  • handmaderomance

    handmaderomance said 7 years ago

    yay! this is fantastic...think i might give it a go myself now too : )

  • ourhobbytoyourhome

    ourhobbytoyourhome said 7 years ago

    Great Tips... The how to instructions were very easy to follow and thank you for breaking it down for us non floral professionals. :) Thank you for the great tips!

  • panachebride

    panachebride said 7 years ago

    Slipping your handmade floral bouquet into a really unique and beautiful bridal bouquet handle adds a little pazaz to your finished bouquet and is a great alternate solution to wrapping the stems with ribbon.

  • TansyPansy

    TansyPansy said 7 years ago

    how beautiful...

  • nancydupree

    nancydupree said 6 years ago

    very beautiful

  • anakim

    anakim said 6 years ago

    Adorable!

  • FreshRetroGallery

    FreshRetroGallery said 6 years ago

    beautiful. i'll pass this on to a very special bride/groom

  • ElegantPartyBoutique

    ElegantPartyBoutique said 6 years ago

    I love the idea of doing little groupings of flowers and using the rubber bands to hold them together until you are ready to make the final products. You did a wonderful job for your friend.Thank you for sharing!

  • pasin

    pasin said 6 years ago

    Very nice, thank you so much.

  • pasin

    pasin said 6 years ago

    Very nice, thank you so much.

  • lisaellaharrison

    Lisa Gordon said 4 years ago

    I'm so sad that the pictures don't work anymore..... :-(

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