collared callas

A handmade backing edged with corsage pins adds a tailored circular element to this modern cascade bouquet.

     Bouquet collars protect flowers from bruising while offering value-added decorative treatments to bridal designs. This handmade backing, created by adhering Galax leaves to a cardboard disc, takes style to the next level with an edging of round-headed corsage pins that add the elegance of jade-hued pearls.

     With corsage pins’ vast range of colors, this look can be customized to coordinate with any flowers or foliages. Consider a bold look with fuchsia or an elegant look with ivory.

miniature callas, yarrow, Galax leaves and Philodendron ‘Xanadu’ leaves from favorite suppliers; Lomey™ Corsage Pins from Oasis® Floral Products; Venus Bouquet Holder with Aquafoam from Syndicate Sales; Tack 2000 spray adhesive from Design Master Color Tool.

Trace around a circular object on a piece of cardboard, and cut out the cardboard disc.
Spray the backsides of Galax leaves with adhesive, and press them onto both sides of the disc in an overlapping fashion.
Cut an “X” shape in the center of the leaf-covered disc, and place the handle of the bouquet holder through the cuts. Insert corsage pins around the corrugated perimeter of the disc.

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