Boutonnieres (french word) are flowers worn on a jacket lapel or shirt … keeping them simple, sturdy and one of a kind is how I like to approach making them.
Once they are done, placed in a box that tells who they are for …they are given to either a wedding planner, day of coordinator, mother or friend of the family.
This is what could happen …
Lots of hugs and love will be shared with a boutonniere.
How to avoid this from happening?
Two pins in the box ‘need’ to be used.
One through the stems.
One through the bloom/ leaf.
Both pins go under the lapel, on the wearers left side, so you don’t see them.
Two photos below show the correct way a boutonniere should look on a lapel.
I wish I could pin on every boutonniere.
Use ‘both’ pins… please.