DIY Projects — Floral Basics

How To Make A Boutonniere

Use artificial wedding flowers to make your own boutonnieres.  DIY corsages and boutonnieres are an easy way to save money on your wedding flowers and create a lasting keepsake.   Materials:Fake FlowersFiller Flowers & BerriesArtificial GreeneryFloral TapeWire CuttersRibbon Step 1: Cut all flower stems using wire cutters.  Leave approximately 2" of stem under the flower head.  Step 2: Bundle together one flower head, one filler flower or berry (like heather, baby's breath, or lavender - optional), and one piece of greenery.  Mix and match the colors and textures from your bouquets for the perfect boutonniere. Step 3: Wrap the stems...

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How To Make A Centerpiece

How To Make A Centerpiece

Follow this simple tutorial to learn how to create a floral arrangement in three different ways.  You will discover how to make a centerpiece using a floral tape grid, floral foam and floral wire netting.  Materials:Silk FlowersArtificial GreeneryVasesFloral TapeFloral FoamWire Netting Tape Gride Step 1: Using sticky floral tape, create a grid on the opening of your container.  Step 2: Add your favorite faux flowers, inserting the stems into the holes the grid creates.. You may need to trim the wire stems of the flowers before you create your arrangement so they fit in the vase.  Use wire cutters to cut...

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DIY Outdoor Planters

Design effortless outdoor planters that last with artificial flowers and greenery from Afloral.com. Follow this How-To video to learn simple steps to create your own window boxes and planters for your home. Use UV protected outdoor faux flowers & greenery for lasting arrangements that will not need any care during the busy summer months. Materials:UV Protected Outdoor Flowers & Greenery  UV Protective SprayPlanter BoxFloral FoamMoss or Stones Step 1: Prepare flowers and greenery.  If you are not using UV Protected Outdoor plants you may want to cover them with a protective spray.  When spraying faux flowers with any aerosol be sure...

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How To Wrap A Bouquet

Learn how to wrap a bouquet in three ways with this simple wedding tutorial. After you watch this video you will be able to do a Formal Wrap, a Layered Wrap and a Romantic Bow.  This How To is perfect for any bride-to-be looking to make her own wedding bouquets.  The Formal Wrap Materials: Double Faced Satin RibbonPearl Headed Pins Step 1: Cut approximately two feet of ribbon from the spool.   Step 2: Where the flowers meet the stems, pin the end of the ribbon into the stems.  Pushing the pins through the floral tape for support. Step 3: Wrap the ribbon around...

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