I would wire and tape all my Tillandsia leaves and then quickly insert them around the bouquet design.
You may want to put a little floral glue on each leaf if you don't plan on using Floralock later.
The designer quickly moves around the circumference of the bouquet, inserting these soft gray-green leaves.
The lovely curling effect is very desirable and adds a striking element to this unusual bouquet.
Insert as many as you would like until you are happy with the effect.
After draping the first leaves touching the bouquet collar, she inserts more in the upper portion of the holder as well.
I tend to insert all of one variety at a time. This designer mixes how she inserts the flowers, moving and adding a few different flowers at a time.