Thursday, September 29, 2011

DIY Burlap Boutonniere

A few months ago I stumbled upon these darling burlap boutonnieres on and fell in love! Even better, the post I found included a tutorial! I immediately added this craft to my very long "Wedding DIY" project list and set out to purchase all of the materials.
These actually took much more work than I had anticipated, but I am obsessed with how they turned out and they were definitely worth it. Not only are they so incredibly adorable, but they are relatively inexpensive too!

You Will Need:

• Burlap
• Cereal box-weight cardboard
• Three kinds of buttons, one of each per boutonniere
• Two kinds of feathers
• Pin backs
• Natural jewelry cord
• Elmer’s Glue
• Hot glue gun
• 3/4
wide ribbon
• Embroidery floss and big needle (optional)
• Sturdy bamboo skewers

Just follow this simple tutorial and have fun!
 I made 15 boutonnieres in total for the groom, groomsmen, dads, grandpa's, ushers, and brother.
I wanted to make Matt's boutonniere extra special, so I added a golf tee {he is a big time golfer} to his!


  1. They came out SO well! Your wedding planner is proud :) Can't wait to see these in pictures!

  2. They turned out super cute! What a great idea! Almost wedding excited for you!

  3. omg. you are so so creative. i love love love these. someone contact the knot, these are cover worthy. lol. but so true. super glad i found your blog. adore it already. i'm following. I'd love if you'd check out of my latest Lauren Conrad inspired outfit post. I took the pictures in front of her old house on the Hills. So pretty. Love to hear what you think.Thanks love. xoxo
    LA adventures from a southern girl.

  4. Aw they turned out great! Love the burlap!

    I wrapped the stem of my husbands bout. in burlap and used a sea grape tree leaf for the back! I loved how it turned out.


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