Crafty Wedding Bouquet Patterns, Tutorials, and Ideas
Not all wedding bouquets are made out of fresh flowers. Many brides are choosing unique materials to craft bouquets that make their wedding days even more personalized and special. Here are ideas and tutorials for these types of hand-crafted show-stoppers.
Tissue Paper Flower Bouquet
The tutorial for this delicate Martha Stewart tissue flower bouquet states it can be made in an afternoon.
Tissue paper flowers are all about layering shapes, so once you have all your patterns cut out, you can assembly-line the flowers. Why not enlist the help of your bridal party.
Make larger flowers to decorate an arch and make centerpieces for a DIY showcase event!
Visit Martha Stewart Weddings Tissue Flower Bouquet for the How To.
Buttons, Paper Flowers, Feather Bouquet
Brooch Bridal Bouquet
Brooch Bridal Bouquet
Here is the tutorial you need to craft a bridal bouquet out of a sparkly collection of broochs from Glamour This.
I would hit the thrift stores and Estate Sales to collect brooches, but did you know that you can score inexpensive one's that look vintage on Amazon.com, too? This is going to be a much more expensive bouquet to make than any others, except fresh flowers.
Buy brooches on Amazon.com
Crafts blog DSMeeBee provides this excellent tutorial for making a stunning button bouquet.
Vintage style Buttons on Amazon.com
Fabric Flower Bouquet
Fabric Flower Bridal Bouquet
My mom is a quilter and indulges in "Fat quarters" for her fabric collection. With some crafty flowers patterns, I'm sure she could make the quilter's dream bouquet out of vintage and keepsake fabric. We would add vintage and heirloom buttons for the centers of the flowers.
For those who love fabric, Elizabeth Ann Designs had this tutorial for a super cute fabric flower wedding bouquet.
Felt Flower Wedding Bouquet
That Jolie Girl shows how to craft this adorable bouquet of felt flowers with button centers.
Vintage Valentine Buttons... SO Cute!
Crochet Flowers for a Wedding Bouquet
Make your own Crocheted Flowers
- Crafting Paper Flowers for DIY Wedding Bouquets
Paper flowers can be a unique do-it-yourself alternative to the tradtional fresh flowers wedding bouquet.
- Tips to Save on Wedding Flowers
Tips on getting cheap wedding flowers that look great. Simple ideas to help get the best wedding flowers on any budget.
- Kim Kardashian's Wedding Bouquet
Believe it or not, the only affordable thing about Kim Kardashians wedding was probably her bridal bouquet. It was a simple hand-tied grouping of Polo roses. Learn all about Polo roses and the construction of her bouquet.
- Kate Middleton's Wedding Bouquet
Kate Middleton's wedding bouquet was petite and delicate with meaningful, symbolic and fragrant flowers and greenery. Find out exactly what was in it, how it was constructed, and how you can get the look.