DIY How to make a Calla Lily Bridal Bouquet
How to make a Calla
lily cascading Bouquet - Long Style
This is a spectacular long flowing
bridal bouquet. And it is very easy to make if you just follow the
steps. An extra pair of hands is a plus when making this wedding bouquet.
a bed of ferns and gypsophila
Cut each stem approx 6 inches long and work around the bouquet
holder to cover it completely. Be sure to wrap cut end of
all cut stems with floral tape. Keep the overall length of each stem around 5" once in the
stems off 12 calla lilies with natural stems. You just want the
flower and 3" of the stem left on. Save the stems ( you cut
off) for later. Start
placing the calla lily flowers throughout the bed of ferns on
the bouquet holder. .
calla lily stems the following lengths:
(1)14" long , (2) 12" long, (1) 10" long (2) 6" long. Place these stems into the bottom of the bouquet
holder. (see image for placement) . You will have a cascade effect
by inserting with various lengths.
miniature ivy garland into 14" lengths (84" total). Arrange 3 long stems of
miniature English ivy on each side (toward the back) of the bouquet
holder. These will cascade down around the calla
calla lily natural stems pieces (left over from stem #2) and bend
them into half circles and place throughout the bouquet.
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plastic handle on the bouquet holder with spray adhesive. Wait until
it feels tacky - then wrap the bouquet holder handle in satin ribbon
(1-1/2" wide) and pin it with 4 pearl top corsage pins.