How to make an easy Boutonniere

I have definitely made a few boutonniere’s in my day (and pricked a few fingers), but it’s always good to learn some new tricks from a professional!  Thanks again to Lotus & Lily for our fab workshop.  Here is a little trick I learned that I’d never seen before.

You actually don’t put the wire into the flower!  You’re going to fold it in half and bend the edge to make a little cradle.
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Then you put the flower next to it for support, and use floral tape to fasten the two together so it sort of leans on the wire.

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And next you choose some other fun little flowers to spruce the main flower up.  These accents give it a real ‘pop’!  Now I may have gotten a little carried away and put a lot on there, but you can make it as big or small as you need!  This picture shows the back/side.  You will want to pin it with the little guys in the front and the long pink against his jacket.  Clip at the appropriate length and you’re all set!
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