Supplies: Flowers (for an 8-inch bouquet you need 30-60 stems), ribbon, florist tape, wire
Prepare: Choose and prepare flowers (for information on how to do this, see our Floral Arrangements article)
Design: Consider the color, variety, and texture of the flowers you selected and have a clear idea of what you want the bouquet to look like before you start
Making the bouquet: Place five or six attractive stems at an even height and secure with florist tape to form the top of a domed arrangements.
Get creative: Add greenery, feathers, gems, or other materials for a personal and unique bouquet.
Article inspired and used by permission from Denise Vivaldo, author of Do-it-for-Less! Weddings
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