Time Required :
15 minutes or less
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

colorful boutonnière

This colorful boutonnière is a vibrant bit of fun – perfect for a summer wedding! We adore the combination of sweet little succulents and bold ranunculus blooms. We’ll walk you through how to wrap it all together, and even how to pin it on.
Step 1
Project Note: To make each boutonnière really stand out, choose flowers and succulents in a variety of colors and shapes. Make sure the groom’s is especially special!
 
Use your floral wire cutter to snip a section from the succulent pick. Make sure its stem is no longer than 2". 
Step 2
Snip one or two ranunculus blooms to place above or next to your snippet of succulent. The exact length of each flower is up to you! It’s good to have some variation from boutonnière to boutonnière.

TIP: If you’re adding two ranunculus blossoms, we recommend that you use one larger and one smaller bloom.
Step 3
Wrap the succulent and flower stems together tightly with floral tape.

TIP: As you wrap, make sure to stretch the tape to release its coating of wax adhesive, which will make it to stick to itself. Press down the ends of the tape, so that they’re nice and smooth.
Step 4
Finish your boutonnière by wrapping the stems with jute, covering the floral tape. Tie a knot to secure the jute, then trim away any excess. Now, just repeat these steps to make as many boutonnières as you need. 
Step 5
To wear, place the boutonnière on the left jacket lapel (covering the buttonhole, if there is one) and secure it in place at the ribbon-wrapped section with a long pin. Looking for some pretty pins? We have lots to choose from – take a look here
 
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