Make This: Spring Bouquet the Easy Way

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If you couldn’t tell from this post, I’m pretty pumped about the change in seasons. So I thought a spring bouquet was in order for this week’s DIY. What do you think? Now, I know bouquets can be intimidating, BUT this one is so easy. You’ll be fine – I promise…

Here’s what you need: 9 tulips / 2 daffodils / scissors / 3 feet of string

Here’s how you make it: Start with 2 tulips and criss cross the stems a few inches below the base of each flower. Hold the stems right at that intersection and Add a couple more tulips the same way. Then add your daffodils. Nest, add the remaining tulips. I like to save a few of the freshest tulips (the ones that aren’t standing up all the way that flop over a bit) for last. They look great on the outer most areas of a bouquet especially. Next, have a friend start wrapping string right underneath the hand that is holding your finished bouquet. OR if you’re solo for this DIY, grab some washi tape with your free hand and wrap it around a few times to hold the shape. Then you’ll have two free hands to wrap the string around the stems and cover the washi tape, so no one will ever even know. All done!

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Plop them in a vase or carry them around with you to a spring picnic. It could also work as a wedding bouquet, just add additional flowers if you want to make it fuller. AND since Mother’s Day is next month, this bouquet would be a good one to keep on hand for Mom too.

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Concept, styling and photography by Brittni Mehlhoff for Paper & Stitch

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17 comments | Click here to reply

Make This: Spring Bouquet the Easy Way: If you couldn’t tell from this post, I’m pretty… http://t.co/djbstAcLsv

Brittni Mehlhoff (@papernstitch)

So pretty Brittini! @papernstitch: Make This: Spring Bouquet the Easy Way… http://t.co/NQBQq2aPO4

Mariah Danielsen (@mariahdanielsen)

Love this, B! And I love your outfit in the background there!! Thanks for helping me overcome my flower fear! =)

Kelly @ Studio DIY

Thanks Kel! Anytime. I would come over everyday if I lived closer.

papernstitch

What a lovely spring bouquet!! So gorgeous. Tulips and Daffodils are my favorite flowers for spring. xx. McKenna Lou
http://www.lynnandlou.com

McKenna Ryan

Thanks McKenna. This spring bouquet was totally made for your if tulips and daffodils are your fave flowers. P.S. Those chocolate chip cookies on your blog look delicious.

papernstitch

Love this. Flowers make me so happy!

Frances

I know what you mean Frances. Flowers make me happy as well.

papernstitch

Beautiful styling in this spring bouquet DIY on @papernstitch today. http://t.co/hrXUMkM9Dk

Abby Glassenberg (@abbyglassenberg)

Thank you Abby. 🙂 RT @abbyglassenberg Beautiful styling in this spring bouquet DIY on @papernstitch today http://t.co/JlWK8q1QvJ

Brittni Mehlhoff (@papernstitch)

Such a bright & beautiful bouquet.

Alana

Thanks Alana.

papernstitch

This is a lovely little bundle of flowers. Has me feeling excited about spring!

Lila Smyth

I love flowers too, thanks for the step by step guide

Jian@humic acid

WOW that bouquet looks amazing! Did you come up with that yourself?

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