Has anyone made their own wedding bouquet, is it difficult?
One of my bridesmaids and I made our bouquets. It was pretty darn easy! Here’s my suggestions: 1. Get a couple dozen roses or whatever flowers you want ahead of time, and practice (believe me, the peace of mind is worth it). You can get a good idea of how long it’ll take, and how much help you’ll need. 2. Order your flowers in bulk from a reputable place. I did bulk roses from Costco.com, but looks like you’re in the UK…. not sure where your best bet is there. Or, you can just order them (unarranged) from a local florist and pick them up the day before the wedding. 3. Use the guidelines on eHow (link below). I followed these directions almost exactly, and my bouquets looked great! The only change I made was with the ribbon. Instead of tying the ends in a bow, I just folded them under and secured with pearl bouttoniere pins (just stick them straight into the bundle of stems). Viola! Good luck, and kudos to you for saving money on your wedding! I was also shocked when the florists trie