Decorative mesh provides a full and affordable bouquet accent.
A bouquet collar can give a standard bouquet
the personal flair that today’s brides crave. Here, decorative mesh
creates a geometric, value-added presentation that adds volume and
texture and helps draw attention to the bouquet of crimson flowers. The
mesh is cut into leaf-shaped pieces, each of which is curled into a
conical, calla-shaped form and secured into the bouquet holder with a
wood pick, with the peaked sides facing forward.
Although this particular bouquet is
arranged into a bouquet holder, the collar treatment would work equally
well as an adornment to a hand-tied bouquet, with the mesh pieces wired
together. Decorative mesh is available in an array of colors and
patterns to suit most any bouquet. A dusting of paint can be used to
duplicate the exact tone of the flowers.
MATERIALS: tulips from The Sun Valley Group;
‘Cherry Folies’ spray roses, sweetheart roses and waxflowers from
favorite suppliers; Plaid Sinamay Mesh from Artbloom Imports; Terra Rosa
Colortool Spray from Design Master Color Tool; wood picks from W.J.
Cowee. To contact these companies, see “Product Source Guide” on Page
Cut simple leaf shapes from a roll of
Curve one end of each “leaf” to form a cone, and attach
a wired wood pick to it.
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