Lay your clean and de-thorned flower stems against the florist clay, pressing firmly so that the stem is attached to the handle by the Cling.
Continue to add more stems, alternating colors and flower types to create a realistic combination of flowers.
Gently squeeze each new stem as it is being added, working to eventually conceal the clay from view.
I particularly pay attention to securing the stems at the top, since I don't want the cut edges of the stems to be seen.
See how the leaves that were left on the rose stems press up on the underside of the bouquet, blending in with the salal covered bottom of the bouquet holder