How to Save Money on Your Wedding Flowers by Doing It Yourself

It's easy to make your own bouquet, and with silk flowers, you don't have to worry about your flowers wilting on a hot day. Your flowers will last long after you say "I Do." and you'll save costs you would have spent on preserving your bouquet.

Steps

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    Find a local craft store that carries silk flowers.
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    Select your flowers, filler greenery, and bouquet holder.
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    Bundle your arrangement and use wire cutter to trim stems.
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    Slide into large size bouquet holder.
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    Wrap stems with floral tape or with tulle, or tie with ribbon.
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    Use the same steps above to create attendants' bouquets, using a small to medium size bouquet holder.
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    To create boutonnieres and corsages, cut flower stem down, wrap with floral tape and insert pin (optional - tie ribbon into a bow on stem of corsage).
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    To create center pieces tie a few flowers with ribbons and place in vases.

Tips

  • Check out floral web sites for ideas on bouquet designs and center piece ideas.

Things You'll Need

  • Silk flowers
  • Wire cutter
  • Floral tape
  • Bouquet holders
  • Pins
  • Optional - ribbon
  • Optional - tool

Article Info

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