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How to Make a Flower Ball

How to make a flower ball – Simple Tutorial

Flower balls are an easy and beautiful decoration for your wedding venue or a birthday party!

Hanging flower balls will look great on the chairs on the way the to the wedding aisle or you can make traditional flower balls which make a great centerpiece for a dinner party or birthday party!

Here is a simple tutorial from Events with Alexa!  (scroll down for a video)

You Will Need

  1. Flowers of your choice.
  2. Wet Foam (not Styrofoam unless you use silk flowers.)
  3. Scissors
  4. Ribbon
  5. Floral Pins

1. Wet the Foam

Wet the foam until it turns a dark green. This will allow your flowers to last longer inside the foam.

2. Cut Ribbon

Measure how long you want your flower ball to hang, and cut your ribbon according.

3. Attach the Ribbon

Tie the two ends of the ribbon together in a knot and place on the end of the foam. Use the floral pins to attach the ribbon to the foam.

4. Cut Flowers and Assemble

Cut your flowers at an angle about a quarter of an inch from the head. Insert the flowers into the wet foam until your form is completely covered.

You can also use other types of flowers such as carnations, sunflowers, mums, etc. The flower ball above is made with pink carnations.

Video – how to make a flower ball

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Lily Calyx is our in-house flower whisperer, an expert on all things botanical and an enthusiastic orchids collector. She loves discussing the insights of the secret world of flowers, shares her gardening tips and hacks and moons over the latest additions to Serenata Flowers flower range. Ask Lily anything about flowers and we can guarantee she will have the answer.

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