Sunflower is one of the most ubiquitous flowers arranged for a bouquet. The vibrant yellow color has always made this flower look adorable to be put in a vase or simply hold by hands. Getting an exquisite sunflower bouquet does not have to burn a hole in your pocket. Try this sunflower bouquet on budget ideas.
The Meaning of Sunflower
Sunflowers are originally from North America, but they have been widely spread throughout the world which makes them get various meanings.
Sunflowers are the symbol of joy due to its vivid yellow or orange petals that are always synonymous with cheerfulness. They also embody positivity and strength in that they never hide their face from the sun.
The strong and upright stems denote the strong bonds in a relationship. That is why sunflowers are one of the most common flowers that you may encounter in a wedding bouquet.
Here are some sunflower bouquet ideas that you might want to try.
Calmness Among the Joy
This is a very simple sunflower bouquet. The vibrant color of yellow that is somewhat too strong can be diminished with the calmness of lavenders.
Before making this adorable bouquet, you are going to need:
- 7 sunflowers
- 12 lavenders
- Floral scissors
- Floral tape
- Boutonniere pins
Remove all the foliage from the stems.
Bunching 3 sunflowers and 5 lavenders up using flower tape as the “base”.
Add the remaining sunflowers around the “base”. Bunch them up. Then, add the remaining lavenders around the bunched flowers. Bunch them up.
Wrap them using the ribbon of your choice. Secure it with boutonniere pins.
Trim the stems about 4 inches from the ribbon.
Dip the bouquet into the water to make it fresh a bit longer.
Romantic Sunflower Bouquet
Baby’s breath flowers have tiny white blooms that perfectly match with the huge yellow blooms of sunflowers. Thus, they can make the pretty good team for creating a romantic bouquet.
To make this wonderful bouquet, you will need 5 stems of sunflower and 5 to 7 stems of baby’s breath. You are going to use the same tools as the ones you find in the previous sunflower bouquet idea.
The steps of making the bouquet are not quite different from the previous one. You only need to bunch 2 sunflowers and 3 baby’s breath as the “base” using floral tape. Then add the remaining sunflowers and baby’s breath around the “base”. Bunch them using floral tape. Cover the flower tape using a ribbon. Secure it using boutonniere pins. Trim the stems.
Add more colors and shape to your sunflower bouquet will not ruin the exotic of it. In fact, harnessing the softness of ivory roses and the purity of white carnations will make the bouquet have a soothing effect.
The tools you need and the way you arrange them are just the same as the previous ones. Using floral tape, bunch some sunflowers, sunflower buds and roses as the “base”. Then add the remaining fillers around the “base”. Bunch them using floral tape. Cover the tape using a ribbon. Secure it using boutonniere pins. Then, trim the stems.
Those are some sunflower bouquet ideas that you can try. They are just a piece of cake and will not make you broke.