How to Make a Boutonniere

May 13, 2021

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Having a sola wood flower wedding? Making wooden flower wedding bouquets and need the boutonnieres to match?

This Blog will cover 3 types of wood flower boutonnieres: a 2 flower boutonniere, a 1 flower boutonniere, and a “filler-only” boutonniere.
Tools:
How to create a 2 flower boutonniere:
Materials Needed: One 2 inch sola wood flower, One 1 inch sola wood flower, 18 guage wire stems, greens and fillers, floral tape
Step 1: Hot glue wire stem into the back of the 2 inch and 1 inch sola flower

Step 2: Wrap the 2 flowers together with floral tape, with the smaller flower slightly lower and to the side of the larger

Step 3: Create a bundle of fillers and greens to place behind the flower bundle

Step 4: Wrap the flowers and greens together with floral tape

Step 5: Trim the stem and cover with twine, ribbon, lace, etc...if desired


How to create a 1 flower boutonniere:
Materials Needed: One 2 inch sola wood flower, 18 guage wire stems, greens and fillers, floral tape

Step 1: Hot glue wire stem into the back of the 2 inch sola flower

Step 2: Create a bundle of fillers and greens to place behind the flower

Step 3: Wrap the flowers and greens together with floral tape

Step 4: Trim the stem and cover with twine, ribbon, lace, etc...if desired


How to Create a “filler-only” boutonniere:
Materials Needed: At least 3 types of fillers/greens and floral tape

Step 1: Arrange the fillers with the larger leafier fillers towards the back

Step 2: Layer your fillers with the thinner wispier pieces as your tallest portion

Step 3: Wrap together with floral tape

Step 4: Trim the stem and cover with twine, ribbon, lace, etc...if desired

Watch our Boutonniere Video Tutorials Here:

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