January 07, 2021

How to Create Other Wedding Floral Essentials!

Congratulations on your engagement! Wedding planning is so exciting and we are so happy to have you here!

To help you navigate through your florals, we have created a catalog of all of our how-to videos and blogs. If there is something you have a question about or can’t find, shoot us an email at communications@ohyourelovely.com and we will point you in the right direction!

Where to Start?!

Here are some resources that will help you to kick off your sola wood flower crafty learning journey!

Everything You Need to Know About Sola Wood FlowersFrom how the flowers are made to how to dye/stem/shape flowers to the basic tools you need to get started...if there is one blog we recommend reading first, this is it!

How Far in Advance Can I Make My Sola Wedding Flowers? Here you will find answers to many of your flower prep questions!

How Many Flowers Do I Need For My Wedding? Looking for estimates on how many sola wood flowers you need for the most common wedding florals? This is the blog for you! Want to take even more guesswork out of your bouquets and boutonnieres? Take a look at our Bridal DIY kits here!

Basic Tools Needed to Make a Sola Flower ArrangementThis is a great list of everything you will need to create beautiful bouquets and arrangements for your beautiful day!

Time to Create!

Wearable Items

Boutonniere Kit:

If you ordered one of our boutonniere kits, this is the video tutorial for you! We will show you how to create a boutonniere step-by-step.

More Boutonniere Tips:

Here are 3 different boutonniere styles that still provide a cohesive look so your groom, groomsmen and other important people can have distinctive boutonnieres for their roles!

A Pocket Boutonniere:

We love non-traditional looks and this pocket boutonniere fits that category!


Here is a simple way to build a wrist corsage! 

Floral Crown/Pet Collar:

Humans aren't the only ones who want to get pretty for weddings! Here we show you how to build a floral crown that can also double as a pet collar.

Hair Clip:

Want a little bit of florals in your up-do? In this video tutorial, we will show you how to transform a small hair clip into a floral beauty!


How to Make a Simple Centerpiece:

Small vases and glass jars continue to be a great option for centerpieces! This blog helps take you through the steps on how to make them for your wedding day.

Another Centerpiece Option (With a Lemon Twist!):

We love a good citrus theme and here we show you some tips and tricks for working with lemons in your table decor!


Cake Flowers:

Add a bit of floral magic to your tasty wedding cake! Full disclosure, we used a fake cake for this video tutorial but the same principles apply when decorating your real wedding cake.

DIY Cake Stand:

This hula hoop cake stand will make sure your cake is the star of the dessert table!

Hoop Wreath/Bouquet:

Hoop wreaths are a great option to put up behind your sweetheart table, around your venue or even as a non-traditional bouquet option! In this blog, we teach you how to create one (and how to fix a painting issue even when the wreath is complete!).

Floral Arch Swag:

Go big on your wedding day! Arch decor makes for a stunning backdrop during your ceremony.