DIY Wedding Bouquet with Mabel M Florals
Watch this awesome DIY Wedding Bouquet video to see how to create this classic bridal floral arrangement. In this quick tutorial, Mabel from Mable M Florals shows us how to make a lovely hand-tied bouquet using the spiral method. This traditional DIY bouquet is perfect for the bride or bridesmaids.
DIY Wedding Bouquet
What you need for this DIY:
- Fresh, large flowers
- Secateurs or Garden Scissors
- Safety Pins
- Elastic Bands
- A lighter
A Step-by-Step Guide:
You take your biggest blooms and put them together to form your shape in the middle. Spiral your remaining blooms around it clockwise. Fill the space created between the blooms. You can adjust the flowers until you are 100% happy.
Make sure to not squash the blooms when arranging and remember that the bouquet should not be too bulky. A wedding bouquet should be able to be held in one hand and not be too heavy.
Tie the stems together with an elastic and secure the elastic with a tight knot. Cut a section of the ribbon you will be using to wrap around the stems. Sear the edge of the ribbon lightly with the lighter to make sure it looks neat and doesn’t unravel.
Use a safety pin to secure the ribbon to the bouquet. Wrap the stems tightly with the ribbon and cover the elastic completely with the ribbon to hide it. Make sure to take your time to ensure perfection.
The last step is to create a nice decorative ribbon bow. There are many different ways to create a ribbon bow. Mable shows us an easy method of simply folding the ribbon in a cross pattern. Once the ribbon has been made, pin it to the bouquet stem with a safety pin and make sure to hide it.
And Ta-Da! You have your own DIY bridal bouquet. Thanks to the amazing Mabel Maposa for her expert advice when it comes to everything floral. Watch this awesome advice video to find out everything you need to know when it comes to flowers for your wedding:
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