Bridal Bouquet: Garden-style DIY

A gorgeous bouquet adds a wow factor to the bride - enhancing the dress, shoes, jewelry, hair, makeup, and every other detail that she has chosen for her special day. Making a unique and dramatic garden-style bouquet isn't as difficult as one might think, and I decided to show you exactly that in this post! Note: Stand in front of a mirror when building a bouquet - it will allow you to see the bouquet from multiple angles without having to constantly stop and examine.

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Flowers: pineapple lily, garden rose, parrot tulip, hellebore, lambs ear Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Begin with the pineapple lilies, and then surround them with the tulips to create a drooping base for building upon. Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Add the hellebore to the "top" (closest to you) of the bouquet. Don't worry, this is an asymmetrical bouquet and will look different from every angle. Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Now, add the garden roses and make sure that the flowers are not placed too tightly next to each other so that all of the flowers are visible. Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Add the lambs ear, and then tie it. Some florists use green floral tape, but I find that tying them with cotton string usually works better for me. You can secure the bouquet in any manner that works for you. Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Trim the stems so that they are all the same length (but be careful not to trim too much). Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

There are many, many ways to wrap a bouquet, from ribbon to burlap, and everything in between. For this bouquet, I wanted a very simple wrap, and just used a lacy ribbon around the original tie point. Kiana Underwood / tulipina.com

Credits:

Styling and design by Kiana Underwood Photography by N. Underwood