DIY and Crafts

How to create a pretty posy

Article by Homes to Love

 Wrap up your flowers in style with this sweet how-to video by Eden Hessell, aka The Botanist, for the prettiest posy in town

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You will need

  • Cineraria
  • Twingo Anthurium
  • Fiesta roses
  • Solidago (Goldenrod)
  • Queen Anne’s Lace


How to create a pretty posy

  1. Start with cineraria, add Solidago, then Fiesta roses, spiraling as you go. Next incorporate the Queen Anne’s Lace and finish with the Twingo Anthurium.
  2. Tie the stems of the bouquet with string.
  3. Wrap the bouquet in plain brown craft paper. Eden says: “When wrapping the paper you want to create a flute shape and make sure there are no creases or marks on the paper. You then pinch in the sides of the paper at the base of the posy to create a spot for tying with string. Make sure you tie it tightly to ensure the flowers won’t fall out!”
  4. Tie a bow with string.

Eden’s flower-arranging tips

“Less is more when it comes to posies as we want to keep them simple and sweet. Try to keep to two different tones so it doesn’t look like a lolly scramble! The solidago helps to soften the arrangement, and keeping the flowers all at different heights helps create that homemade, relaxed look.”


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