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DIY: Create A Bountiful Bouquet

We have to admit we have a bit of a crush on Tulipina Floral Design‘s floral creations. In her blog series, “Human with Bouquets” owner and floral designer, Kiana Underwood explains, “I have always loved the idea of people holding bouquets – no matter what size, age, or gender. People at a general level fascinate me.” Her son Navid was the first to model for this beautiful bouquet DIY series. Continue reading to find out how to make it!td-peony_jasmine-1

Tip: Making a bouquet is far easier if you do it while looking in a mirror from time to time. This allows you to see all angles while building it.

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Here are the flowers you will need:
Jasmine
Sweet Pea
Ranunculus
Astilbe
Tea Rose
Peony
Juliet garden rose
Blushing Bride

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Step 1: Begin by making a small bouquet containing the items that you want in the center.

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Step 2: Continue to add around the center – small flowers in between the larger ones that you want as a focal point. I certainly wanted my juliets and the peonies as the focal point. The astilbe, sweet pea, and the blushing bride, although smaller, add an over all richness to the bouquet.

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Step 3: I saved the jasmine for last, because I wanted it to stand out and add a whimsical quality. I loosely added them around the side of the bouquet so that they wouldn’t get hidden.

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Step 4: Once you are satisfied with the fullness of your bouquet, you can tie it with a string, then wrap it with floral tape (to keep all the flowers in place and secure).

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Step 5: Wrap it with ribbon!

Design & Styling: Kiana Underwood
Photography: N. Underwood

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