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Why You Should Learn How to Make a Boutonniere Before Your Wedding Day

by M.E. Gray

How to Make a Boutonniere for your Big Day


When I was a little girl, I was a part of my local 4-H club (for those who weren't lucky enough to be a part of it, 4-H is a community club where kids take classes and can present their projects at their local county and state fairs and it was SO MUCH FUN). One of the 4-H classes I took was floral arranging. When I signed up for the class, I thought, "Piece of cake. Flowers in a vase. Boom, done." Not so. There is so much more to arranging...

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How To: Make a Bridal Bouquet That'll Last Forever

by M.E. Gray

Learn how to make this life-like floral bouquet - perfect for the bride who wants to plan ahead

Why hello there, wedding season! If you're currently planning or have planned a wedding before, you know that there are a million little details to consider. Centerpieces, wedding favors, planning a menu that is considerate of everyone's dietary needs, seating arrangements that keep peace in the family - the list could go on forever. Flowers are a huge part of weddings, but fresh flowers generally need to be picked up day of, adding to your already huge to-do list. If you're DIY-ing your upcoming nuptials, making a faux bouquet ahead of time can help you tackle your checklist in a timely fashion. Plus you'll be able to keep the bouquet forever as a memento of the special occasion.            

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Make a Spring Button Bouquet

by DIY Maven

Make a Spring Button Bouquet

This sweet button bouquet tutorial comes just in time for Mother's Day. The original maker used die-cut felt flowers, but, as DSC says, you could easily cut your own to save on cost. Stuff you'll need to make a bunch include:

  • felt, about 25 cents per sheet at your local craft store
  • buttons, which you probably have in your button stash
  • bamboo skewers, about a buck at the dollar store
  • ribbon, which you might have on hand, but there's plenty at...

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