How to Make Your Own Wedding Bouquet

Hi everyone!

Cheryl Whittaker created this wonderful tutorial just for Gauche Alchemy showing how she made her own wedding bouquet!  If it moved a little too fast for you on the origami part – go back and re-watch it a couple of times… the technique is simple and the effects are SO worth it!  Congratulations to Cheryl on her nuptials!  I wonder if she used our Wedding Night mixed media kit for her garter?

Giveaway now closed, thanks for playing!
And as if that rockin’ video was awesome enough, we’re continuing our month of birthday celebration giveaways by giving away a Lace Ribbon Variety Pack to one lucky commenter! Giveaway now closed, thanks for playing!

All you have to do is leave a comment on this post by Midnight on Wednesday, September 28th! We’ll pick a winner at random and they will be announced here on the blog on Friday, September 30th along with all of the winners from our giveaways this month.

Additional entries are up for grabs, all you have to do is one (or all!) of the following:

-Like us on Facebook
-Follow us on Twitter
-Retweet: @GaucheAlchemy is celebrating their 3rd birthday by giving away a Lace Ribbon Variety Pack!

Leaving a comment on this post is all you need to do to be entered once. If you do any of the extras, please leave a separate comment for each additional entry.

And don’t forget about our 3 month ACME kit subscription giveaway and our postal pack giveaway!


46 Responses

  1. This tutorial is AWESOME!! I am getting married too in January and soooo ispired to make my own bouquet!!!

  2. WOW! And WOW again! Tell me you are NOT going to throw that bouquet at your wedding? How could you bare to part with it. Fabulous job Cheryl.

    I’m definitely going to have a try at those flowers for future projects.

  3. That is such a cool idea!Have to try this…

  4. Wow, fab tut, some great ideas that I shall be trying out.

  5. retweeted – @lady_k_black

  6. following on twitter @lady_k_black

  7. liked on facebook

  8. I love lace! One of my favorite items to work with.

    I’ve already “liked” you on Facebook (Marilyn Hughes and follow you on Twitter (TarnishedRose. I’m now going to re-Tweet about your birthday and lace variety pack (under TarnishedRose).


  9. just tweeted!

  10. ohhhhhhh I love your lace, would love to win! this is a great prize.. thks for the chance to win!

  11. I am a fb follower!

  12. following on twitter!

  13. I Want the LACE!!!!!!!!!!!


    Love ya guys

  14. I wish there was a Love button on Facebook, because I’d change my already like you to that for certain

  15. And I follow you on Twitter

  16. And I tweeted about your lace Gauchy Giveaway

    See I’m a good listener!!!

  17. aww cheryl i love it 🙂 🙂 🙂

  18. Great tutorial. Love the lace. I am so lucky to have seen this bouquet for real. I have to tell you it was just amazing, So unique! I just loved it..

  19. Awesome tutorial Cheryl!!! 🙂

  20. Awesome giveaway, Happy 3rd Birthday! Glad I found you all 🙂

  21. And, liked u on FB

  22. Awesome tutorial!.. Thanks for a chance to win! 🙂

  23. liked ya on facebook 🙂 (natalie jane)
    thinking about subbing to your kits……but i live in the uk.

  24. there was no throwing of this bouquet, for sure. i even got stopped by a tourist who asked to take a photo of it! thanks for all the love! x

  25. Great tutorial – love that lace!

  26. i’d LOVE to win. thanks for such a great giveaway!

  27. love the tut. the lace looks wonderful, great colors.

  28. Great tutorial. Thanks for a chance to win an awesome giveaway.


  29. girly and bright. love the possibilities of this kit!

  30. I like you on facebook…

  31. …i follow you on twitter…

  32. …and I rt’d your tweet!

  33. I would love to win that delicious lace! (o;

  34. Follow you on twitter. Love the lace!!!

  35. Would love some more lace, I can never have to much.

  36. Liked on FB

  37. Follow on twitter.

  38. […] how Cheryl made her wedding bouquet here) Fabulous good bye in a classic car- Cheryl covered all the bases! She's certainly got the […]

  39. […] showing how to make several elements of her wedding bouquets. In the video, you can see how to make 2 types of paper flower and a gorgeous lace flower too. This is a truly amazing work of art not to be […]

  40. Man ist nicht ständig mit Essen, Essen vorbereiten und
    Töpfe abwaschen beschäftigt.

  41. Eine ausgewogene Ernährung sollten Sie idealerweise mit reichlich Bewegung

  42. Tom L. aus Hamburg (04.12.2013): Habe momentan zu viel Angespanntheit
    im Job, daher schwankt mein Blutdruck sehr.

  43. Natürlich geht es beim Kampfsport in der heutigen Zeit nicht mehr darum den Gegner bewusst zu schädigen.

  44. Es scheint also deutlich sinnvoller zu sein, sich Hobbys zu suchen, bei denen man in Bewegung bleibt, als
    solche, die man sitzend erledigen kann.

  45. Zunächst hat sie versucht, den Blutdruck mit Hochpotenzen zu drücken, hat kurzfristig geholfen,
    aber leider nicht nachhaltig.

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