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Boutonnieres - 3 Handmade Ideas for Weddings and Proms

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If you're looking for a unique boutonniere, this post is for you (and the favorite man in your life). Here are three crafty pin-ons that go beyond the expected flowers.

boutonniereEllen Frost

For a boutonniere that has a distinctly modern feel, why not try sculptural succulents? Even better, Ellen Frost of Baltimore's Local Color Flowers designed it for those who are a little intimidated about the whole idea of going the DIY route on boutonnieres. Here's her easy tutorial.

This fluffy pom-pom boutonniere kinda-sorta resembles a dahlia, for a twist on tradition. Made by wedding blog OneFabDay, it's made with yarn and...duct tape! How handy.

boutonniereleighadactyl, Flickr

He's won your why not give him an award ribbon for his efforts? These prize boutonnieres are made from a wood slice hot glued to ribbon tails (and a standard pin backing). You can make a ton of these in no time flat, making this a great option for favors.

Can't get enough boutonnieres? Then check out...

How to Make a Sunflower Boutonniere
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