Are you looking for the ideal bridal bouquet and you cannot find anything to please you? Well, then the greatest solution for you would be to make your own wedding bouquet. I know that in this stage it could sound something hard to do, especially if you could describe yourself as clumsy, but after you will hear our pieces of advice you will realize that making your own bridal bouquet is a piece of cake.
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Before starting working at your bouquet, you should decide what flowers you will insert in this important bridal accessories. Because we love roses, we strongly advise you to use them in your bouquet in orange, peach, cream and white, as it will add a warm and cheerful touch.
When making a wedding bouquet is extremely important to choose and prepare the flowers that you are going to use. You must only use flowers that look flawless and perfect. Another important matter is to work on a very clean, tidy and dry place.
Before use, the roses should be kept in a cold place with plenty of water for at least 24 hours for proper hydration. It is recommended that immediately after you have purchased them from your supplier to cut their tails, to clean them of leaves in the bottom of the stem and to keep them in a dark and cool area (10-14 degrees) at least one night. You should not remove them form their original package. However, if there are rotten petals, these must be removed immediately.
Freesia looks best when one or two flowers are blooming and the rest of the buds have a vigorous and healthy appearance. As for the accessories of your wedding bouquet, you may use cream satin ribbon. You could make a few loops of ribbon; then fasten them with wire, and finally insert them into the bouquet, here and there. Also you will use this accessory in the end, in order to cover the tails of your bouquet.
Now, you may begin to arrange the flowers, in a slightly rounded shape. It isn’t necessary to arrange them after a specific rule or symmetrically. Just combine all the flowers in a natural and slightly unequal manner. In the next phase, you should tie the bouquet with raffia ribbon for a better fit. Usually start with the middle and then add flowers and greenery on the side one by one, always rotating the bouquet.
After completing these steps you should tie your bouquet with raffia ribbon, you should cut all the lines at the same level and you should take care to remove any leaves or unsightly ribbon ends. In the end you should choose an aspidistra leaf and wrap the bouquet with it. Then you should set it with a simple and elegant pin. And you’re done! Now, you may show off your creation on your wedding day.
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