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Bouquet bliss

Nine stunning options for autumn and winter weddings.

Designs by Talmage McLaurin, AIFD

berry bow

    Hypericum berries threaded onto thin-gauge wires make an unexpected botanical “bow” for this distinctive bouquet. The ends of each of the four “loops” are attached to wood picks and inserted separately into the floral foam of the bouquet holder, as are the ends of the “tails,” which are gently curved to reflect the way their ribbon counterparts would naturally cascade.

miniature callas, ‘Marlene’ and ‘Mambo’ spray roses, Hypericum and geranium leaves from Transflora; millet and thin-gauge wire from favorite suppliers; Bouquet Mates® Bouquet Holder from Syndicate Sales.

berry base how to:
Thread Hypericum berries onto six individual pieces of thin-gauge wire. Curve four of the wires to form the “loops” of the bow, and leave two of them straight for the bow’s “tails.”

... To view 8 more designs from this article, look to the September 2009 issue of Florists' Review.

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