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How to Make a Faux Peonies Using Fresh Carnations

Want peonies at your wedding, but don't want to blow your budget? You can create DIY peonies by wrapping carnations together!


How many flowers do I need to make these Faux Peonies using Carnation Flowers?

  1. 3 Stems of White Carnations
  2. 3 Stems of Pink Carnations
  3. 3 Stems of Hot Pink Carnations
  4. 3 Stems of Fuchsia Carnations

What floral supplies do I need to make Faux Peonies using Carnation Flowers?

  1. Floral Tape
  2. Floral Shears for trimming your flowers and greens

How do I make a Faux Peony using Carnation Flowers?

  1. Remove leaves from carnation flower stems.
  2. Cut floral tape, and bunch 3-4 carnations together of the same color and tape tightly underneath the bloom head.

Here are some other helpful hints for making your own DIY wedding flowers!

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