It’s Friday, so I thought it would be nice to end the week with a beautiful Bouquet Inspiration by Violet. This inspiration features a mix of bold blues and natural browns to give you a look that would work in a variety of settings, from rustic to beach and beyond. We’ll show you how to create easy DIY centerpieces, bouquets and more… Are you ready?
Wholesale flowers Used in this Inspiration:
- 25 Stems Antique Blue Jumbo Hydrangea
- 25 Stems Antique Charcoal Hydrangea
- 10 Bunches Curly Willow Branch
- 10 Bunches Blue Cornflowers (aka. Bachelor Buttons)
With these flowers you could make 1 Large Arrangement, 8 Centerpieces, 3 Bouquets, 6 Boutonnieres, and your own cornflower petals.
Hydrangeas are one of the easiest flowers to arrange, yet they pack quite a punch! For the large arrangement, Violet says to use 5 stems of the blue antique hydrangea, 4 stems of the charcoal antique hydrangea, 15-25 stems of the cornflowers and 15-20 stems of the curly willow. Start by arranging the hydrangea and the cornflowers around the base of the vase, then finish by using the curly willow to add height and interest. Another way to add something “extra” is to “fill your vase with a head of hydrangea to create a watery, full look.” Tip: Use the natural blue hydrangea, because the tinted charcoal hydrangea, or any tinted product, could turn your water colors.
“Keep your centerpieces easy with 3 stems of hydrangea (mix and match your hydrangeas in different combinations) and a few stems of cornflowers in a glass vase, silver julep cup or urn. Use curly willow loops in and outside vases to create interest.”
Violet says, “Single hydrangea stems with a few stems of bachelor buttons make sweet, no-sweat bouquets for maids, moms, and brides of a more petite size. I always scale the bouquet to fit the bride – make sure you do too!” For a fuller bridal bouquet you could easily add a few stems of hydrangea.
To keep your look consistent, use the heads of the bachelor buttons to sprinkle down the aisle! It’s fun and unexpected! You could also use our freeze dried hydrangea petals along with the cornflowers for more of a “petal” look.
To create the boutonnieres, use a single cornflower. You could accent them with a small sprig of curly willow as well.