Silk Flower Bouquet

Over the years I bought quite a lot of silk flowers. I usually had flowers in each rooms, in big and small vases. Each vase was only for 1 type of flower. After moving to new place, I changed my decorating style leaning toward clean and minimal decor. I don’t want many small stuffs in a room, just enough quantity of big statement pieces. So I gathered most of my silk flowers and arranged them in one big copper planter I found at Ballard Design outlet.

silk flower arrangement

It’s a big planter to fill so I bought extra bushes and leaves. I have no rule for the arrangement but I like the wild flowers kind of bouquet, random and fun.

  1. Put wire inside the planter. I used wood pieces to stabilize and rise the wire.bouquet 1

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2. Cut the flower stems to desired length. If you are not sure what is the best length, you might fold the stems and see how it looks first. You can always shorten it later.

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3. I know it looks like a mess at the beginning, just keep going, once it gets more flowers to fill the spaces it will begin to look better 🙂

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Hope it inspires you!

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Crochet Flower and Planter – DIY

Do you like collecting plastic or glass containers? I do, chobani yogurt container is among them. I usually use it for flower and vegetable seedling before transplanting to the garden. Looking from its shape, it pretty much resembles the flower planter which brought this idea of making mini flower and planter for my baby’s room decoration.

 

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I used single crochet following the shape, just add or reduce the count whenever needed.

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The original flower pattern is found here, but I modified mine by adding rows to get bigger flower.

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For the stem I did chains to wrap the wire then attached it to the flower.

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I don’t have pattern for the leaves, they all are vary in shapes and sizes, basically just round oval pattern.

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Attach and assemble the flower into the planter.

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