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Handsome Boutonnieres
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Handsome Boutonnieres

Crafting Time:
  • Under 1 Hour
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Preserved foliage
  • 3" floral pins with pearl heads
  • 1-1/2" corsage pins
  • Ribbons
  • Assorted flowers, feathers
  • Wired Accents aluminum floral wire, brown
  • Green floral tape
  • Pearls on a stem
  • Glue gun, glue sticks
  • Wire cutters
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS: Refer to photo.

  1. Trim flower to desired length.
  2. Trim foliage to desired length. If foliage is not long enough a stem can be glued to the back of a flower.
  3. Use green floral tape to secure pieces together.
  4. Trim stems if necessary.
  5. Add ribbon by placing a small bead of glue along the entire raw edge of ribbon.
  6. Adhere to upper part of the boutonniere and wrap around by going on a slight angle. Put dab of glue at bottom; wind back up, stopping at back of boutonniere; finish with dab of glue.

EMBELLISHMENTS:

  • Pearls: Cut long corsage pin with wire cutter leaving 1/8" of stem. Insert to determine placements. Remove, add a dab of glue and reposition.
  • Coil of feathers: Wrap wire around a pencil to desired length. Put a dab of glue at top inside rim & insert stem.
  • Ribbon loop: Place small bead of glue along raw edge of ribbon. Make 1/2" loop at top; wrap on a slight angle. Put dab of glue at bottom, then wind back up, stopping at back of boutonniere; finish with dab of glue.
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