This elegant flower corsage features a perfect Cymbidium orchid and an accent of a ribbon rose.
For this design, you'll need the following fresh flowers and florist supplies:
Fresh Flowers and Greenery:
This single orchid flower corsage is made in the shades of palest lavender. Wider ribbon (#9 1.5") will look better than the narrow corsage ribbon used with most multi-head flower corsages. Wire the leaves to make them easier to control and bend so they cup around the large headed flower.
If you are ordering flowers off the internet, be sure to browse through the tutorial for processing fresh flowers. It's detailed, showing you step by step how professional florists take care of their flowers to ensure long life. Don't ignore the recommended products. They are inexpensive and, when used as recommended, will length the life of your wedding flowers.
Check out the quick design tips found at the bottom of this page. It takes you to pages showing how to do basic floral design, such as wiring, corsage bracelets and flower products. There is also links to the different methods of both wire and tape and glued corsages.