How To: Flower Video

Watch step by step videos to learn how to make DIY flower arrangements for wedding and events!

Sunflower Bouquet Tutorial

Sunflower Bouquet Tutorial


Posted By on May 25, 2016

Learn how to make a sunflower bouquet with these simple video tutorials!

Who doesn’t love a good sunflower bouquet? Now it’s time for you to learn how to make one yourself! We have compiled 5 video tutorials to give you a full wedding flower suite, covering each flower arrangement needed for your DIY wedding. This flower suite is called our “Sunflower Series” which features our lovely dark centered sunflowers, purple tulips, and pink limonium or statice. We left nothing out of these video tutorials, so they will give you a true understanding of DIY flower arranging.

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Easy Steps for Making a Small Hydrangea Centerpiece

If you need a pretty (but cheap) centerpiece for a shower, party, or wedding- this pretty arrangement is perfect for you! While the simple 1 stem hydrangea centerpiece or mason jar full of roses is cute and never disappoints- here is a way of putting those together to make small hydrangea centerpiece that can really stand out on the table!

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Make Your Own Flower Hair Clips

Do you plan on putting flowers in your hair on your wedding day? Learn how to make your own flower hair clips in this video.  Even though there are many ways you can include flowers in your wedding day hair, we suggest keeping it minimalistic. In this video, we make a simple floral design that can be used with any hair style. Keep in mind that you can use any of your favorite hair accessories to make a floral design. Use a headband, a comb pin, a barrette, or a clip. Try to use something with a surface that can act as the base of the floral design.

What you Need: A focal flower, a filler flower, greens, floral adhesive, floral scissors and your hair accessory.

After learning how to make your own flower hair clips do you feel that you may want to also make centerpieces, bouquets, or other arrangements? Make sure to visit the BloomsByTheBox YouTube channel to learn how to make all the arrangements you need for your wedding or events.

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As promised this is the third, and last, video of the romantic ranunculus arrangement series. The common pale tone and fluffy texture trend has spread like wild fire in 2013 so we made an entire series of videos to help you replicate this look! This look features white ranunculus, peach hypericum berries, italian ruscus, myrtle, and seeded eucalyptus buds.

Learning to make a wedding boutonniere does not have to be as hard as you think. In fact, it’s super simple and inexpensive to make boutonnieres for your weddings and events. This video uses the trendy ranunculus to show you how to make a romantic yet classic wedding boutonniere in under 5 minutes! Don’t forget to check out our other 2 videos for making garden rose and ranunculus centerpieces and bouquets! You can find all our DIY flower videos on our Blooms video workshop.

Making your own wedding flowers can seem a large task but in reality it’s a creative project that will save you money in the long run. Get you that honey money you always wanted and allow you some wiggle room in your budget.

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The romantic, classic garden wedding trend projected to be most popular this year will be filled with large fluffy textures, antique colored greens, and whimsical pale and bright tones. This tutorial is meant to help brides get the trendy looks they love, but on budget.

DIY Ranunculus Centerpiece

The keys to the classical garden look are the vase, greens, colors, and textures. The vases should be a vintage or milk glass textured vase, all shapes and sizes will work. The greens look like they have come straight out of your garden and are lush and frame all the floral work. The flower colors should be antiques and pale colors mixed with bright pops of whimsical colors. The textures of greenery should be weedy and garden like while the flowers should be fluffy with fillers that add the harder textures. These floral designs can be expensive when a florist is hired but can be rather affordable when you create these floral designs on your own.

There are no peonies in this centerpiece! Isn’t that shocking!?! That peony looking flower in this arrangement is a garden rose! It is called romantic antique and have a similar bulbous rounded shape and fluffy petals. Ladies, if your wedding is at a time when peonies are not available you can go with Romantic Antique Garden Roses!

What you need:

1. Vases:  We purchased this milk vase from Etsy.com. Etsy is a great resource for budget brides looking for accessories, decor, or vases.

2. Wholesale Flowers: Order flowers online from www.BloomsByTheBox.com. Get garden roses, pink and white ranunculus, peach versilla roses, peach and green hypericum, seeded eucalyptus, and italian ruscus.

3. Floral Foam: Oasis floral foam blocks will keep the arrangement together, help you make a consistent shape, and hydrate the flowers in the arrangement.

4. Floral Sheers: purchase special scissor only for flowers, the sharp ridges will ensure that the stems are not crushed. When using everyday, kitchen scissors you will damage the stems.

Watch this Video for Step by Step Instruction for Making this Centerpiece:

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Rustic Wildflower centerpieces and bouquets have become a popular wedding trend …and for a good reason, they are beautiful, bright, whimsical, and affordable. What is there not to like? Creating a wildflower theme in flower arrangements adds such a natural touch to rustic and vintage styled weddings! Especially weddings that are outside during spring, summer, and fall. I guess you could say that Blooms by the Box loves these trends just as much as the DIY bride does, so much that we created wildflower packs for all wedding color schemes.

DIY Wedding Flowers

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If you are looking to recreate these looks we have supplied videos for you! If you have any questions about these looks or want to share what you have done with a wildflower pack from Blooms by the Box please contact us or leave a comment! Please watch the videos that teach you how to make these fun, romantic, rustic, arrangements.

The video above is a messy structured wildflower bouquet perfect for the rustic and vintage style wedding. To recreate the look in the first picture of the post you can refer to this video! All you need is a Blooms Rustic Romantic Wildflower pack, some floral tape, and about ten minutes. The next video will teach you how to use this same pack of flowers to make affordable full centerpieces in an array of different vases!

We are not done yet……the next video is a step by step tutorial for make Rustic Wildflower boutonnieres! You can also use the same instructions to make shoulder corsages for the parents of the bride and groom.

Now that you have all the tools and instructions for creating wildflower wedding arrangements all on your own, what do you think? Can you see how short these videos are? This really is do-able. With the help of a couple other people you can really put together all your wedding arrangements in a timely manner! You will get bragging rights on your DIY wedding flowers, save a bunch of money, and still get the whimsical flowers you always dreamed of. Buying bulk flowers for your wedding can really be a fruitful endeavor. Please comment with questions or comments! Good luck and Happy DIYing!

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