If you follow our blog, you may have heard me talk about the Carnation Comeback (<–check out this post for a great DIY Carnation Bouquet!)…and that’s because Carnations really are making a comeback in the wedding world! Their ball shaped ruffled bloom can add the perfect amount of full and fluffy texture and they come in a rainbow of colors, allowing for the perfect pop of color in your bouquets and arrangements!
In today’s post , I am going to introduce some new Carnations in our Collection and show you How To Create a Faux Peony! YUP, That’s Right, a Faux Peony! Perfect for when Peonies are out of season, or when your budget just doesn’t allow for this pricey bloom. And the best part, it’s EASY! 🙂
First, let me just share some new varieties that are A-M-Azing! Along with some bouquets we made while testing these gorgeous blooms…and just so you know, Carnations are super hardy and easy to work with! So, whether you want Bright and Playful, Rich and Sultry, or Vintage and Romantic, we have the Carnations for you…
To check out each variety in more detail, click on the links here: Clockwise from Top Left – Hawaiian Punch Carnation, Burgundy Moonlight Carnation, Bella Antique Green and Pink Carnation, and Vintage Pink and Cream Carnation.
Aren’t they Cool?! 🙂
Okay, so now the How-To! Where we will show you Hot To Create a Faux Peony out of Carnations!
See how easy that is? Just bunch 5 Carnations stems together, secure, and voila! A Faux Peony with the same Full, Fluffy, Ruffled, and Ball Shaped look! When Peonies are not in season, or are just too pricey, try this technique!
Need More Carnation Inspiration?! Check out what some of our DIY Brides have done!
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I hope you enjoyed this Carnation Celebration! Until next time! 🙂