How to Make a Bouquet
Designing a Round Bridal Bouquet
Learning how to make a bouquet is just a matter of balancing your flower colors and textures. You can make your bouquet all one flower, but if you prefer a little more variety, check out the pictures below!
I begin the fill in the center area. You don't have to cover it completely because there are a great deal more stems to add.
To learn how to make a bouquet carry impact, don't be afraid of some bold colors. Thus I've added some hot pink miniature carnations just for a splash of color.
These miniature Peruvian lilies are also known as Alstroemeria. They come in a large variety of colors and two or three blooms to each stalk. Beautiful!!
The Alstroemeria stems are a little fragile, so insert carefully that you don't bruise or crush the stems. Try to insert all your flowers only once, so the florist foam stays firm.
I've now inserted some green hydrangeas clusters deep into the bouquet. Finish with blue delphinium for a spring bouquet look.
Tuck in the hydrangeas so that your heads of your different flowers are at different heights. This will give dimension to your wedding bouquet design.
I've embellished the carnations by inserting three pearl headed corsage pins. This gives that "extra finishing touch" which is so nice for picture closeups.
Now the flower design is finished! I hope you've enjoyed this lesson on how to make a bouquet. Be sure to check out the other step-by-step tutorials, including corsages, boutonnieres, cascading bouquets and altar sprays.
If you are doing your bouquet a day or to in advance, be sure to store in a cool area (basement or air conditioned room) and resoak the Oasis florist foam frequently by dibbling water into the foam.
Rehydrate the bloom heads often by spraying with a flower sealant, such as Finishing Touch.
More beautiful flowers to see!