I had so much fun planning our wedding, so much so that I actually miss it. To save money, as Joe and I bought our house exactly 1 month before our wedding day, I really embraced DIY. One of my favorite projects was the boutonnieres for the men. I found some great tutorials on how to make boutonnieres from Intimate Weddings and the thing I loved most about them was that the bouts weren’t the type that you see on every groom. I knew I wanted to use elements that would last forever– dried twigs/flowers, twine, moss, and fabric, and traditional how-tos just weren’t going to help.
Thankfully, I found the pictorial tutorial above which laid out the basics (I learn much better through pictures/diagrams than through words when I’m doing something crafty). After assembling my components together into something that I thought looked attractive, I wrapped my way to these beauties: