DIY Bride: Simple Do it Yourself Wedding Flower Design Ideas

Posted on 21/09/2014 by | Comments Off

DIY Bride: Simple Do it Yourself Wedding Flower Ideas

 

Here are some elegant yet simple floral arrangements that you can do yourself and save money on wedding flowers. The key to doing your own wedding flowers is to find a reputable floral wholesaler, having the proper containers or vases for your flowers, using a simple design, allocating the time to make the arrangements the week of your wedding, and having enough help to get your arrangements to your wedding venue. Here are some arrangement ideas

 

Cymbidium Orchids submersed in a tall cylinder vase.

  • where to buy: JR Roses – 10 stems for $215 (8+ blooms per stem, 24 inch stalk, could be cut in half if really want to)
  • Vases  – ebay, craft store, local supermarket
    • oriental trading – http://www.orientaltrading.com/ui/browse/processRequest.do?requestURI=processProductsCatalog&categoryId=377320&sku=47%2F910&BP=10879&ms=search&source=Google&cm_mmc=Google-_-GooglePLA-_-Party+Supplies%2FHome+Decor%2FWreaths+%26+Floral-_-Large+Cylinder+Vase&cm_mmca1=OTC+PLAs&cm_mmca2=GooglePLAs&cm_mmca3=10879&cm_mmca4=FS49&cm_mmca5=Shopping&cm_mmca6=Party+Supplies&cm_mmca11=47%2F910&cm_mmca12=Large+Cylinder+Vase&gclid=CNfZzs6p8cACFSpo7AodvXgA9Q
    • Ikea – $20 each a 26.5″ inch vase
  • rocks or stones to create a base to hold the stem
  • (optional) uplight

how to do it:

Youtube video

 

Large Calla Lilys

 

(bend into a square container, held in a tall fluted container)

 

Calla Lilys and Bells of Ireland

 

Bells of Ireland and Hydragena