A Valentine's Day Wedding Bouquet | Skillshare Projects

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A Valentine's Day Wedding Bouquet

I actually took this class for a specific project I had. My mother was getting married on Valentine's Day and I needed to make her wedding bouquet, a flower wand (for my niece) and a few boutonnieres with white and off-white and/or cream colored flowers and champagne ribbon. I used this class to help me pick the right flowers (though I was limited in my options) and to arrange them in a beautiful way. My mother wanted the base to be bound with ribbon, so mine is a bit different in that regard as well.

I live in Seattle, so I went to a flower market near Pike's Place. I picked a couple of large green mums as my focal flowers, greenish-white hydrangeas, greenish-white carnations for my medium flowers, a bunch of small white mum-type flowers (and a few that were still closed), baby's breath for filler and green fern foliage.

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Here are the supplies I used to make these arrangements.

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I also used a foam ball and wooden dowel to make the flower wand. No end result pic of that, but check out the work in progress photo below!

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And here is the end result! I used the same general stacking technique shown in this class, but made the arrangement a bit tighter.

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Here's my beautiful mom with her bouquet (a little beaten up by this point) and my adorable nephew with his boutonniere!

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Thanks, Kaylee! 

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