I think I’ve finally learned how to spell ” boutonnieres “! I typed it so many times while working on our wedding schedule and researching how to make them. Whew… you won’t believe some of the ways I was spelling it before… butoniere, buttonere, buttonnere, bouttonier, bouttonnierre, ugh!
I’ll guarantee you, these DIY BOUTONNIERES (see, I can spell it!) are easier to make than they are to spell. They just require a little balancing act. So there aren’t any step-by-step photos since I needed both my hands to hold all the parts. And, even though I’ve learned to spell boutonniere, I haven’t learned to use my tripod yet.
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Last week, I shared the bride’s, maid-of-honor’s, and bridesmaid’s bouquets. I used the same dried florals for the groom’s, best man’s, and groomsmen’s boutonnieres.
How to Make DIY Boutonnieres with Bullet Casings
I started with a head of wheat and added tiny sprigs of the other dried florals, wrapping each with floral tape as I went. The groom’s pieces were just a bit larger than the other guys and a little more special with the addition of a bullet casing. We bought a package of corsage pins to pin them on the guys.
If you enjoyed seeing these DIY boutonnieres check these out if you’re looking for more rustic, vintage inspired DIY wedding ideas:
- How to Make a Dried Lavender Bridal Bouquet
- How to Make a Bridal Veil
- my DIY | Wedding board on Pinterest.
- DIY Wedding Signs
- DIY Rustic Floral Backdrop for Weddings
‘Til the next project,