How to decorate floral headpieces with fresh and silk flowers.

The first step in making a floral headpiece is knowing how to make a corsage so please read techniques for  making a corsage before starting.

Hairpieces: After you have read and understood the techniques on how to make a corsage you can make beautiful floral hair pieces.

For barrettes and combs: Use a separate floral wire to attach the completed corsage to the barrette. Wrap one end of the wire to the top of the barrette and tighten it. Lay the corsage on the barrette and wrap the wire tightly around both. Silk or dry corsages can also be hot glued on the barrette.

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For wreaths: the bundle method is used. first, measure a separate floral wire or wires to fit the person’s head.

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Wrap that wire with stem wrap

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Second, prepare the flower bundles. As you finish each bundle, lay them over the head wire and wrap the stem around it. Tape each one in place, overlapping each bundle slightly. When the head wire is covered, bend it into a circle and connect the ends together with wire or a bow.

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