• Using bearded wheat in dried flower bouquets

    Posted on July 11, 2014 by in Bouquets

    Processing a bunch of bearded wheat before use

    Bearded wheat is beautiful in a mixed dried flower bouquet

    But each dried head of corn comes with its own leaf which can look a bit untidy initially.dried bearded wheat bunch

    Once you start cutting down the dried flower stems to use them in a bouquet, you can see that the leaf is on an outer layer that is easily removed. The head of wheat is left without its unattractive neighbour!

    cutting bearded wheat stems before making dried flower bouquet

    Bearded wheat looks great in a dried flower bouquet with lavender

    The dried flower bouquet below was made using bearded wheat treated in this way, mixed with dried lavender flower stems of different lengths for an informal bunch, tied with natural raffia.

    dried flower bouquet lavender bearded wheat

    See my post last month for more about dried flower bouquets.

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