How to make a bouquet with your own hands

Weddings, anniversaries, school lines and graduation balls are strongly associated with bouquets of flowers that have become integral attributes of the festive event. Sometimes we give bouquets and just like that, for no reason, trying to show attention to a loved one. You can, of course, buy a finished bouquet, the benefit of which is very large; but a bouquet, made with his own hands, to give and receive is much more pleasant. Our article will tell you how to make a bouquet with your own hands.

Purpose of the bouquet

Before you get down to business, you must decide for whom exactly you are going to make a flower arrangement. From whom the future bouquet is intended for, the choice of flowers for him, as well as his form

A gift bouquet for a woman is allowed to be made of almost any flower, with a few exceptions. Very young girls are not allowed to give pompous bouquets of exotic plants, and ladies of solid age do not give scarlet roses.

Bouquets for men are made, as a rule, from flowers of one type and one color, shading them only with decorative greens. Most often flowers are used on long peduncles, for example, gladioli or chrysanthemums.The form in men's bouquets is usually elongated, linear, often one-sided. Bouquets for children are made from colorful small flowers and give them a rounded shape.

How to make a bouquet of flowers with your own hands

For work, you will need, of course, the flowers themselves, as well as some auxiliary materials needed for the arrangement - asparagus and ivy sprigs, fern leaves and palm trees, spikelets of cereals, decorative ribbons and floral organza, paper and mesh.

Bouquet form

Round bouquet - the most common of all kinds. To create such a bouquet, you will need a large number of medium-sized flowers, which must be arranged so that their corollas look in all directions and the bouquet looks like a flower ball. Greens in these bouquets are used a little, the leaves of flowers are often hidden inside, leaving only some of them above the surface in the form of light green feathers. In round bouquets, larger and dark-colored flowers should be placed at the bottom of the composition, and in the upper part of it should be placed smaller flowers.

A one-sided bouquet is created as follows: the longest flowers and branches of decorative greenery are placed in the background, a layer of shorter plants is placed on them, the shortest flowers and leaves are placed in the third tier.In the foreground, you can arrange the largest and bright flower, which will become the center of the entire composition.

Bouquet of a small amount of flowers. In addition to complex bouquets, which require many flowers to create, you can make a bouquet from just a few large plants, placing their heads at different levels, and decorate it with fern leaves and asparagus branches. In this case, it is necessary to use flowers of the same type and one color and remember that their number in the bouquet must be odd.

Color composition

Bouquets can be made either in different shades of the same color, or used to create two or three shades combined with each other. This combination can be as contrasting (orange - yellow tulips and purple irises), and harmonious (pale pink peonies and blue delphinium).

How to make a wedding bouquet with your own hands

Classic wedding bouquet made from white roses. It has the shape of a small ball, reinforced on a special handle - a portbook, which preserves the freshness of flowers and protects gentle girlish fingers from thorns.For the manufacture of a bouquet you have to buy this pen in the flower shop. A floral sponge is fixed at its base, which will hold the flowers in the desired position and saturate them with moisture.

In addition, you will need roses, sprigs of asparagus and shepherd's purse, scissors, narrow scotch, decorative ribbons, white organza and pearl beads.

  • The day before work, soak the bouquet in the water so that the sponge is soaked with moisture.
  • On the edge of the bouquet with the help of scotch make a "skirt" of rose leaves.
  • Alternately cut the roses to the desired length and stick them into the sponge so that the bouquet takes the form of a hemisphere.
  • Add to the space between the flowers of the shepherd's twig and asparagus twigs.
  • We decorate the finished bouquet with beads attached to a thin wire.
  • Bottom we put on a bouquet cuff from organza.
  • Spiral up the handle of the bouquet with a white satin ribbon and fasten it carefully. The bouquet is completely ready.

Recently it has become fashionable to make bouquets not from flowers, but from chocolates or balloons.