For our D.I.Y issue, we wanted to give our readers some ideas and inspiration for creating some of your own wedding decor and favours – not only is it cost-effective, but it’s a great way to get friends and family involved in the pre-wedding plans!
We asked the very talented Karen Thomas of Bouquet Be Mine to come up with designs and ideas based around a magical, colourful woodland wedding, featuring her creations along with DIY notes in brideLIFE issue 4.
For our blog, we wanted to show the step-by-step process with visuals, so you can easily follow and make your own – most of the items can be sourced from local haberdasheries or craft stores – in Barbados, our recommendation for a one-stop shop to pick up all the items on the list would be Laurie Dash.
You will need:
1 bouquet holder
1 large styrofoam ball
Hessian, cloth or ribbon of your choice to cover the handle.
Remove any oasis on the bouquet handle.
Glue the styrofoam ball onto the handle to create the base for the bouquet.
Glue on flowers starting with the large blooms and fill in spaces with the smaller ones.
Finish by wrapping the handle with fabric of your choice.
Images by Jake Thomas Photography
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