These paper succulents are a larger version of this amazing Lia Griffith tutorial. Her templates are built so that all 10 petal pieces fit on a standard letter size sheet of paper. This is great for the smaller, 2.5″ size flowers, but we needed to get beefy with these leafy blossoms!
These things are brilliant…
Flowers are the oldest and most natural adornment for hair. They represent creation and a new beginning. With their scent and beauty, a few perfectly placed flowers can transform the simplest of hairstyles into breathtaking creations. For a kinky textured bride or groom for that matter, the floral afro is the perfect hairstyle.
The wedding broom is popular amongst both the Celtic diaspora and the African diaspora. They are also very common in Pagan handfastings.
I made these boutonnieres for our Pirate Crew, AKA all our friends and family who are stepping up to help staff our wedding. They will help identify the helpers to any guests or vendors who may need assistance with something. They were super-fast, and super-fun.