Paper Flower Boutonniere

April 26, 2010 at 9:24 am | Posted in Craft | Leave a comment

My friend Lauren is standing in our mutual friends wedding this spring.  It was her responsibility to gather the ribbons from the bridal shower to make a bouquet for the rehearsal dinner.  The groom has a map obsession, and so Lauren smartly snatched a piece of a map of Michigan that had been used to wrap one of the bridal shower gifts.  Last night we met, she with the piece of map, and I with florist wire and florist tape.  After a few hours with glue, paper cuts, and this helpful guide from instructables; we were able to pull off this:

I think it turned out pretty well, don’t you think?  I’ll add this to my official bridesmaid candidate resume.


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