Hand-tied Bouquet made SimplyTry making this easy hand-tied bouquet from billy buttons, the April Flower of the Month, and Salal. With these simple steps, you can create your own single flowered, tied bouquets.
|1. Gather your materials, a single stem flower, simple green, clippers, rubber bands, and floral tape.|
|2. Arrange the flower heads in a simple dome form, starting in the center and working radially.|
|3. Trim stems to a clean and even length.|
|4. Band the bundle of stems together temporarily with a rubber band.|
|5. Prep your greens by removing leaves and leaving clusters of leaves at the top of stems.|
|6. Surround the floral dome with the prepared stems of leaves.|
|7. Bind the completed bundle with floral tape.|
|8. Finish the stems by wrapping the tape with a ribbon and tie with a bow of your choosing.|
|* Consider these other ideas to make your own personal bouquet for a gift of simple occasion:|
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