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DIY Brooch Bouquet

Imagine walking down the aisle holding a brooch bouquet made by hand using your favorite heirloom vintage brooches. It takes a bit of patience and some clever crafting, but it’s possible – and your bouquet will last forever…

diy brooch bouquet completed

We featured some of our favorite brooch bouquets in the past and I have always wondered how to make my own. Since I already planned my wedding I plan to make a bouquet for my home. :) We spotted this clever tutorial via Fancy Pants Weddings which shows you how to make your own brooch bouquet by hand. Take a peek at these images:

supplies for brooch bouquet

wrapping the bouquet stems

diy brooch bouquet

diy brooch bouquet

how to wrap brooch bouquet

bouquet wrap

brooch bouquet wrapped

brooch bouquet for wedding

If you don’t like the fabric wrapping, you can also use fresh flowers. This bouquet is so stunning:

brooch bouquet with fresh flowers

Ready to get crafting? Head on over here for the full scoop – this is the best brooch bouquet tutorial we’ve found yet and also explains how to select the heirloom pieces for optimal sentiment, inspiration, and value. (My favorite point: do not use anything too valuable in the bouquet, as it’s not worth losing on your wedding day.) If you do make your own brooch bouquet, tell us about it and we’d love to share your photos with our readers. Happy crafting!

images via fancy pants weddings


-E.

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7 Comments on "DIY Brooch Bouquet"


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[…] used for the bridal brooch bouquet on the day of the wedding. So whether you plan to craft your own DIY brooch bouquet using these brooches or hire a talented artisan to help craft a beautiful handmade brooch bouquet […]

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Tara Radcliffe
May 14, 2012

I’ve got my brooches all wired, along with a couple of “pearls” and some stephanotis flowers. But, I don’t know how to make the arrangement look like a bouquet now. Can you help me? Lol :)

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Gertie
December 6, 2011

I just asked all my bridal shower guests to bring a brooch to put into my bouquet. I am so thankful that a friend recommended this for my wedding up in the mountians. We’re spending almost a week in the middle of nowhere and fresh flowers just won’t do!

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Lori
August 9, 2011

i made one of my own for my wedding in 2 weeks…..It was so easy to make…I love it!!

Guest
May 19, 2011

The brooches are all beautiful in their different shapes and colors! They’re used perfectly to create such a pretty bouquet.

 

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