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The big secret to beautiful do-it-yourself flowers for fall arrangements is…… texture! Fall is a time when texture is especially important, the season promotes natural tones and outdoorsy elements, making it a must to include multiple textures, shapes, and finishes in fall bouquets. Texture can even make wholesale flowers online look like professional arrangements. The more elements you include in a pattern the more sophisticated the designs look.

OH!! Did I mention that these greens and textured fillers are also more affordable than traditional focal flowers?  That’s right, creating highly textured arrangements can actually save you money. You may even be able to splurge on a focal flower that is more expensive, like the peach Juliet garden roses shown below.

Fall Wildflowers

Fall Wildflower boutonniere

Photos by Tyler Jones Photography

Some of the budget friendly fall textured fillers in this post  include steel grass, wheat grass, heather, saw fern, scabiosa pods, and fiddlehead fern. They are truly affordable and easy to work with. They are also very hardy and long lasting! See some of the items BloomsByTheBox.com offers that can make your wholesale flower buying experience replicate a fall look filled with texture.

Broom Corn Calcynia Corn Looking stuff Scabiosa-Pods Thistle

In order from top to bottom these pictures are wheat grass, pink heather, brown corn grass, scabiosa, and thistle. Get these wholesale flowers for your upcoming do-it yourself fall wedding!

There are so many affordable options for filler flowers that can fill up your fall do it yourself flowers with texture, color, and interest. The secret is creating a unique texture and combination of flowers that will make your wholesale flowers look like professionally arranged flowers. Use these fillers and a wide variety of wholesale greens to come in budget. The picture above also feature garden roses, a rather expensive flower. The great part of using so many fillers and greens is that you need less of the focal flower, meaning you can still get that higher ticket flower you love while keeping in budget.

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Learning how to make a DIY floral headband is simple, easy, and extremely affordable. Baby’s breath is one of the most affordable fillers available of all wholesale flowers ordered online.  With one bunch of baby’s breath you can make up to 6-7 floral head bands!

What you need: Floral scissors, floratape stem wrap, 23 gage floral wire, and a portion of a bunch of baby’s breath.

1 Materials

2 Make Small Bunches

Bundle pieces of baby’s breath together using the floratape stem wrap. You will have to make more bundles as you go to fit and cover the entire wire headband.

Next, double strand the wire, measure your head, and make a cut leaving an extra two inches at the ends. Use the rounded side (already looped side) of your doubled wire to create a clasp by putting the cut ends through the loop. Once you have put the ends through the loop, create a secure twist to hold the wire in a circle. Make sure the wire is not sticking out.

3 Form Wire to Head

4 Close the Opening

5 add smal bunches

Start adding bundles of baby’s breath to the wire using your floratape stem wrap. Place the bundles together, close enough to eventually cover all showing wire. Keep in mind that you need to keep the clasp area open in case you need to re-adjust the size.

6 add more arond edges

7 add until covered all around

Once you have covered the wire fully you can now add your finishing touches. Add ribbon, lace, or more flowers to create a touch of textured interest.

8 finished head band

This simple tutorial can help you make your own wedding flowers at a a fraction of the cost of a florist. Baby’s breath floral headbands can also be used as decorative wreaths. Hang them from strings on the ceiling to make a unique and quaint look for your ceremony. Or you can make these small ring arrangements for putting around candles as centerpieces!

What would you do with these simple floral arrangements?

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    Diana DeVito

    Hello Louise! I am so excited you found us! You can make the floral head band with the baby’s breath the night before without a problem! Just make sure the the baby’s breath had at least 6-12 hours of hydration before you put it together. This will allow the flowers to stay fresh out of water for a longer period of time. Flowers like succulents and billy balls are not as dependent on hydration so those flowers work as well!
    Let me know if you need anything else! Thank you!

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Who Loves Dahlias?

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WE DO! WE DO! BloomsByTheBox.com is excited to announce that we are now offering wholesale dahlias online! Brides and grooms in the U.S. should be excited that we  now have bulk dahlias at the lowest prices available online! If you need dahlias for a wedding, event, or party, BloomsByTheBox.com is the perfect solution!

BloomsByTheBox.com has 15 different colors and varieties for you to choose from. The arrangements below are a great example of some of the ways you can use dahlias in your do it yourself weddings or events. They can make both bold and subtle statements. This versatile flower is featured on Green Wedding Shoes. Sara & Rocky Photography did a wonderful job capturing the dahlias ability to provide color, texture and excitement in arrangements.

Wholesale Dahlias

Dahlia Floral Head Band

Dahlia Centerpiece Flowers

Dahlia Wedding Bouquet Flowers

What would you do with dahlias at a budget wedding? Please share your photos and ideas.

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