Diy bridal bouquet

1. Using a selection of cotton lawn, linen, raw silk etc in various shades of cream and ivory I started forming flowers in my hand and then securing with some rather large stitches to anchor the shape.

bouquet 1

2.I used a kitchen whisk as the base!!! It seemed the right shape with a little pulling to round it a bit. I covered all of it in florist tape.

bouquet 2

3. I made a huge selection of the flowers and with my trusty glue gun started to secure them to the whisk. Who’d have thought!!

bouquet 3

4. Here you can see the almost completed whisk.

bouquet 4

5.I used the glue gun again to secure the satin ribbon I wound around the handle.

bouquet 5

6.Here’s a close up of the lovely sentiment ribbon I used for the final bit of trimming….it dangled down from the handle.

bouquet 6

7. And here comes the bride! My lovely daughter. She called her bouquet  ‘my whisk’ all day and she loved it.


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  • Reply zachandclem June 25, 2013 at 3:12 pm

    That’s REALLY nice! I might very well do that 😀 Thanks for the tip!

  • Reply Lauren June 25, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Beautiful Amanda, i really like that idea xx

  • Reply Annhartwick June 26, 2013 at 2:28 pm

    This is awesome.. so beautiful, I am sure she didn’t want to whisk it away. Fantastic idea for other flower arrangements as well. Love, love love it~

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