How to Make Wedding Bouquets

Using Steel Grass as a Bouquet Collar

I gently work on the blade of steel grass, flexing it between my fingers to make it more pliable.

The ends of this grass variety inserts easily into the foam.  I drew down the other end to push into the foam as well, creating a large, curved loop.

Again, you do not have to have perfect placement, although the effect is very pretty if you keep the loops smoothly rounded and similar in size and shape.

I inserted a second stem of steel grass, overlapping the insertion of the first loop.

I continue moving around the perimeter of the bouquet, creating a beautiful, open look with a collar of steel grass.

You can see the more grasses inserted, the more complex the design becomes.

This bride wanted a slight cascade to her bouquet, so I lengthened the loops at the bottom, creating more of an oval shape.

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