Category Archives: Bouquets

How to make dried flower bouquets.

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    Make a seasonal wheat sheaf

    Posted on December 1, 2015 by in Bouquets, Christmas crafts

    DIY wheat sheaves The great thing about wheat sheaves is that they can be augmented with various flowers and botanicals depending on the season. Wheat sheaves traditionally celebrate harvest season, but these days they can be used for decoration year-round. Making a wheat sheaf A large wheat sheaf is easily made by combining about three […]

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    Make a pink dried flower bouquet

    Posted on November 6, 2015 by in Bouquets

    DIY dried flower bouquet Make your own bouquet from dried flower bunches such as delphiniums, dried oats, and daisy-like white rhodanthus flowers. How to make a dried flower bouquet I used one bunch each of the flowers listed above, except the rhodanthus, which only required 12-15 stems. As well as the flowers, you will need […]

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    British seasonal flowers | Peony

    Posted on June 21, 2015 by in Bouquets, How to dry flowers

    British Flowers Week has just finished Aimed primarily at promoting British cut flowers and their growers, #BritishFlowersWeek has been a great success online, raising awareness about the provenance of that fresh bouquet. And hand-in-hand with buying British fresh flowers goes the concept of seasonal flowers. And what flower is more seasonal in June than the […]

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    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. Once you start cutting down the dried flower stems to use them in a bouquet, you can see that […]

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    New dried flower bouquets with lavender and wheat

    Posted on June 13, 2014 by in Bouquets, Weddings

    There is a high level of interest in dried flower bouquets for weddings this Season I’ve been speaking to a lot of brides recently, and dried flowers are being used not just for bridal bouquets, but for the bridal party and venue too. Although many brides are happy to pick our existing designs, sometimes they […]

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    Mothers day lavender bunch make

    Posted on March 7, 2014 by in Bouquets, Lavender craft

    Tie a pretty bouquet of lavender for your Mum Mothers Day in the UK this year is 30th March, so there’s plenty of time to source everything you need for this little dried flowers project. Make a fragrant posy This is a simple way of making a personal gift for your Mum on Mothers Day. […]

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    Drying Sea Lavender in the Workshop

    Posted on September 11, 2012 by in Bouquets, How to dry flowers

    Sea lavender is hardly changed by drying This summer I hung up some sea lavender (limonium) stems to dry in our workshop. I chose them to dry because I had heard they were easy, and seen some wedding bouquets with sea lavender this year. It turns out you can hardly tell the difference between the […]

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    Dried flower wedding bouquet

    Posted on July 31, 2012 by in Bouquets, Weddings

    Always happy to help with dried flowers Last week I was contacted by a lady called Claire who was planning her wedding, but had been let down by her florist. She had made her own dried lavender bouquets for her bridesmaids and asked her florist to produce something similar for her bridal bouquet. Unfortunately she […]

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    More dried flower bouquets with lavender

    Posted on June 15, 2012 by in Bouquets

    Dried flower bouquets – variations on my previous post In my last post, I talked about how I make a small dried flower bunch (like the one in the picture below) with dried lavender, wheat and delphiniums. Here are some simple variations on a theme. Firstly, this small lavender bunch is what you will end […]

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    Making a small dried flower bunch with lavender

    Posted on June 13, 2012 by in Bouquets

    How to make a dried flower bunch with lavender, wheat and delphinium This pretty little dried flower bunch is only 18cm long.   To make this dried flower bunch you will need Scissors About 50cm ribbon 30-50 dried lavender stems One dried delphinium spike to break down into florets 3 dried wheat stems   First […]

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