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Making Your Garden Boutonnieres

Making boutonnieres is almost more fun than any other wedding flowers. Boutonnieres are small and they can be quirky. Here are some guidelines for making boutonnieres from your garden.

Look at grasses and seed pods as well as flowers. If you use flowers and other materials that last without water you can make the boutonnieres […]

Mason Jar Arrangements

Do it yourself wedding brides love mason jars. They are widely available (the grocery store!), inexpensive, and casual. Today’s brides are loving a mix of rustic and sophisticated, and mason jars fit right in. Here are a couple of tips for those who love this look.

If you want mason jar arrangements on the table, […]

How to Create an Herb & Flower Arrangement

Are you a do-it-yourself bride? Fantastic, but be sure to enlist the help of some friends, OK?

That said, here’s how to create an herbal, informal, garden arrangement in a milk-glass vase.

Cut your herbs and flowers the previous day if possible and put them in buckets of water with floral preservative (“flower food”) and […]