Create a Tropical Wedding Bouquet!
Imagine a simple tropical wedding bouquet that you can make yourself. Something different and unique. How about anthuriums? Want to know how to make a bouquet just like this one? Then you're in the right place to create a tropical wedding bouquet. Below you will find a step by step tutorial showing you how to do just that.
Pros: Extremely east to make…Anthurium Bouquets are a very tough tropical flower that will withstand heat and lack of water fairly well. And a few stems of them for this elegant bouquet will not set you back by any means. Perfect for a beach or Hawaiian themes wedding.
Cons: Like anything organic, they sometimes have a mind of their own when it comes to the directions that they bend and face. This can sometimes be tricky to arrange. If possible, we suggest hand selecting the individual stems for the bouquets.
Step 1: You will need 3 medium anthuriums, a bit of bear grass, double sided foam tape, green florist tape, ribbon, scissors, florist or garden clippers and pearl head pins.
Step 2: Arrange the flowers in a staggered design, long ways. Discreetly tape the stems together so they will not move with the florist tape. Tip: The florist tape is self adhesive. It can be a bit troublesome if you don’t know how to use it at first. As you gently pull on it, it will become tacky, and will then adhere to itself nicely.
Step 3: Accent the bouquet with a long, thin sweep of bear grass. Tape with florist tape to secure. Tip: Be careful! It’s a beautiful grass, but can sometimes be a bit sharp if you drag it across your skin…think like a paper cut.
Step 4: Take a piece of double sided tape and encircle the “handle” of the bouquet.
Step 5: Attach your ribbon of choice to the double sided tape. Press down firmly.
Step 6: Wrap the ribbon down the stems to the desired length. Cut the excess ribbon.
Step 7: Fold the ragged edge of the ribbon under itself to hide it from sight. Secure with pearl pins. Tip: Make sure to press the pins in straight. They often poke through the stems if you don’t pat attention…not a comfortable handle at all, then! Inspect carefully to make sure that the pins are tucked away.
Step 8: Using your clippers, trim the bouquet evenly.
Step 9: Place your bouquet back in water until you are ready for it. Anthurium Bouquet beautiful... Enjoy!
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