DIY Projects — Boutonnieres, Corsages, & Crowns

Kim Stannard

DIY Prom Corsage

Prom season is upon us and with it comes all the excitement and maybe even worries about getting ready for the special event. Let Afloral.com help by instructing you on how to create a corsage with this tutorial. We'll show you the steps to take and give you tips on what works best so you can successfully make your own design! Materials:Cuff BraceletRibbonBouquet JewelryArtificial Flowers (That match your dress!)WireWire Cutters Glue GunScissors Step 1: Take your wristlet/bracelet/cuff and tie a ribbon around the top. Cut off the excess ribbon. Tip: By tying a ribbon around the top you can avoid gluing directly to your wristlet/bracelet/cuff, this way you...

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To Make A Corsage

Get ready to make your own wrist corsage using premium artificial flowers and this simple DIY tutorial. Perfect for an upcoming wedding, Mother's Day, and even for prom! Get your friends together and create beautiful corsages with your favorite artificial flowers. Materials:Corsage BraceletRibbonArtificial FlowersFake GreeneryFiller Flowers & BerriesGlueWire Cutters Ribbon Corsage Step 1: Trim the leaves from the stems using wire cutters.   Step 2: Layer the leaves to create a base for your flowers. Glue them together in a butterfly shape - with one leaf on the bottom and four leaves splayed in each direction.  Step 3: Trim and bundle...

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Melanie MacIntyre
DIY Eucalyptus Crown

DIY Eucalyptus Crown

The perfect wedding accessory for a DIY bride, follow along with faux flower designer Blue Orchid Creations and learn how to make an artificial eucalyptus flower crown. Materials:EucalyptusFloral TapeWireWire CuttersRibbon Step 1: Using wire cutters, cut the eucalyptus stems into smaller pieces. Step 2: Create the base of the crown with thick, bark covered wire.  Wrap wire around your head to get the correct size and add 6" of wire to the length, cut with wire cutters.  Fold the ends over and twist to make small circles at each end.  This can be adjusted to make the crown fit comfortably. ...

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Melanie MacIntyre

How To Make A Prom Corsage & Boutonniere

Prom is a night to remember. By creating a silk flower corsage and boutonniere, you will have a unique keepsake that lasts. Follow this tutorial by Just Ann's Floral Design to see how to make a durable corsage and boutonniere. Materials:   Large Ranunculus Silk Flower SprayRose Gold Spray PaintAssortment of Greenery (some of this will get spray painted)Silk Rose Corsage LeavesRhinestone Corsage WristletAssortment of ribbons (about a yard each)Glue gun and glue sticksFloral wireWire cuttersFloral tapeScissors The Corsage:  Step 1:  Gather greenery to spray paint, this corsage features a Huckleberry Foliage Leaf Spray and the leaves that came from the Ranunculus stem. Spray paint...

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