Hot Weddings How-Tos

How To: Make a pew bow

Sandy from Afloral.com shows you how to make a pew bow with this step by step tutorial. This is a great addition to any church event such as a wedding or christening. Watch this how to video and you will be tying pew bows in no time.

How To: Design parallel flower arrangements in a low container

Watch carefully as this florist moves quickly and silently through the process, grabbing a tearing different types of flowers, then putting them together in an ornamental arrangement. He starts first with some somewhat colorless bushy flowers and affixes them low within the container. Thereafter, he takes single stems of purple, yellow, and red flowers arranging them at different heights above the low-lying bushy ones. He keeps the variously colored flowers isolated in their own little area, ...

How To: Cut an oval style wedding veil

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cut an oval style wedding veil. The oval cut veils are exactly like the standard cut, except the sides are straight and the corners are curved. Only begin cutting 72 inches from the bridal illusion. Do not cut the veil any less than that. The standard width is 72 inches. The oval cut veil creates a more angular/squared off look. The oval cut style is only available in 2 layer styles. This video will benefit those female viewers who are getting marr...

How To: Make a wedding bouquet fast and cheap

You will need pliers, scissors, fake flowers, stem wrap tape, and some pretty ribbon! Start by separating all of the flowers. Try and create a set of flowers that look nicely together. Match pretty colors with pretty colors. Make sure it is balanced on all sides and not too much of one color in one spot. Then wrap all of the stems together with the tape wrap. Then use the pliers to trim the stems. Then tape all of the stems together. Then you should wrap all of the stems in tissue paper. Cont...

How To: Properly drop bridal veils

Drop veils are the sheerest veils offered. They drop over your head. There is no comb and no gathering at all. They are attached with hat pin. The veil is draped over the head and if you had a head piece the veil is draped over that as well. Then you take the hat pin and you just weed it in and out between the hair and the veil several times. Now after the ceremony all you have to do is remove the pin and the veil is removed without ruining the hair. To measure for the drop veils take a piece...

How To: Make a toilet paper wedding dress

The video gives tips to participate in a toilet paper wedding dress making contest. It gives the participant tips on how to make a winner's dress. Contestants are asked to begin with some inspiration by looking at previous winner's dresses, going through real dresses or by using their own imagination. Their next step is to gather the required materials. Participants must take good photos of their dresses in multiple angles and they can even shoot a video of their dress making. Some points on ...

How To: Craft a rose wire armband for a wedding or luau

The creator of The Flower God demonstrates how to create a flower armband that links around the hand. The very quick video begins by the illustrator wrapping wire around the model’s arm, hand and finger. It is not restrictive, but allows flowers to be added all around the model's arm, including her fingers. The wire is flexible and cut to fit the model exactly, no one size fits all in this design. After the wire is placed and cut, flowers are applied to the wire. While the video is shown at 6...

How To: Arrange a flower wedding corsage

In this video, we learn how to arrange a flower wedding corsage. First, grab a white flower and cut the stem off of it, then wrap floral tape around it. From here, grab a pink flower and do the same process. Next, grab baby's breath and other small leaves and add them to the pink flower and the rose. Use floral tape to wrap these all together until they are all stuck together. When finished, cut off any excess stems to the flowers and you can wear as a corsage! Use pins inside the stems and o...

How To: Make the head table centerpiece

The Flowergod designs a head table centerpiece for a wedding in a low flat container. The design incudes hot pink roses, gladiolus foliage, white calla lilies, pearl corsage pins, ivy leaves, rose petals, and colored marbles. Make the head table centerpiece.

How To: Make a DIY wedding flower centerpieces

A wedding budget can quickly get out of hand as your planning progresses. Things like centerpieces are a major cause of skyrocketing wedding costs. If you have a little time and want to easily trim down the cost of your wedding, think about making your own floral centerpieces. You'll learn how to with this simple tutorial from EZ Bouquet. You'll soon see how easy it is to make a beautiful floral arrangement in an open container and how to secure the arrangement in the base of the container. A...

How To: Make double bows

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a double bow with Sandy. First, take two satin ribbons of different colors and place one on top of the other. Leave a long tail, then make a large loop and scrunch it in. Make a loop on the top and a loop on the bottom. Each should get a half a twist and be opposite of the one you made before it. Practice with a single ribbon before you do this one. After you have six loops, create four more to make a bigger bow. When finished, you will have six large lo...

How To: Design a head table flower centerpiece for a wedding

This is a short, very fast paced (6x normal speed) demonstration of how to arrange a floral and green head table piece. The 54 seconds shows the designer how to complete an arrangement from beginning to end. It is difficult to see what the shape of the base is, but it is fresh flowers going into the design. The designer places long greens into the center of the base, adding some long white stemmed flowers. Red carnation heads are then placed around the base along with some additional greenery...

How To: Make a Winnie the Pooh diaper cake for a baby shower

Learn how you can make a Winnie-the-Pooh diapper cake with this video! Roll your diaper and arranged it in a unique shape one by one. It is covered with a baby towel then tied it with a ribbon. With in the side of the ribbon we can put toys, baby powder, dolls etc. After the decoration the diaper cake will look like a real cake. It is very useful to babies and this is very attractive.

How To: Make a wedding bouquet

Trish Horrington shows how to make a wedding bouquet. Trish covers which roses, tools and tips are needed to accomplish the bouquet. Cutting the lengths of the stems as well as breaking off the ivy are covered in this fabulous instructional video. Make a wedding bouquet.

How To: Buy an appropriate gift for someone's second marriage

In this tutorial from Fine Living, you will get the rundown on wedding gifts. When a friend or family member gets married for the second time, it can be difficult to know what is appropriate to buy them. In this video, you will learn all about the rules that go along with second weddings and what the do's and don'ts are for presents.

How To: Dress if you are attending a beach side wedding

In this tutorial, learn all about beach side weddings. You want to look great as a wedding guest but you also want to look appropriate. If you are having trouble deciding what to choose for your wedding attire, check out this tutorial. Lynn Yuen will offer you great advice for colors, styles and even what to wear on your feet. Get a big list of do's and don'ts in this video so you are ready for the big day. Have fun!

How To: Design a bubble bowl centerpiece for a wedding

This is a time lapse version of Flowergod episode 28. In this episode the Flowergod designs a bubble bowl centerpiece for a wedding. The demonstration focuses on color and flower choice as it relates to theme, floral depth and composition, and the overall shape and balance of the piece. Flowergod discusses techniques for arranging and concealing stones while emphasizing the bowl, as well as some general do's and don'ts for any floral arrangement. This centerpiece features white hydrangea, whi...

How To: Make a Jordan Almond flower

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a Jordan almond flower. You will need Almond holders, rose leaves, stamens for the center, a favor card, Jordan Almonds, floral tape, and ribbon. Take five Almond holders and place the Almonds in the center. Fold the Almond holders in half. Take five stamens and fold them in half to make a flower center of ten. Take floral tape and wrap it around the bottom. Attach the group of stamens and attach it an Almond holder. Secure this combination wit...

How To: Buy an engagement ring

Buying a diamond ring is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make, so get the most bling for your buck. Watch this video to learn how to buy an engagement ring. You will need input from the bride and loved ones, knowledge of the 4 C's (Carat, Cut, Color, Clarity), a grading report and negotiating skills. Optional: membership to a warehouse store like Sam's Club or CostCo.

How To: Make carnation flower buttoniers for a wedding

Buying flowers for a wedding can be very expensive. This how to wedding videos shows you how to make your own wedding flowers to save money on the big day. Learn to make buttoniers for the groom and groomsmen using carnation flowers. Don't forget to add the baby's breath and green foliage to make the buttoniers extra special.

How To: Make flower arrangements for weddings

In this series of expert videos, you’ll learn about different flower arrangements and uses of flowers for your wedding. Our expert will introduce you to the variety of projects that you can incorporate into your wedding. Watch as our expert gives expert tips on choosing the right flowers and greenery for your event. Get tips on caring for flowers and bouquets before and after the wedding. Watch as our expert makes beautiful hairclips and head wreaths for your flower-girls and bridesmaids. Lea...

How To: Relax and enjoy your wedding day

It can be difficult to remember to relax on your wedding day. All of the stress from planning and the excitement of the day can really get in the way of you actually enjoying this amazing step. Take a deep breath and check out this video from Fine Living for some helpful advice on how to stay in the moment on your big day.

How To: Plan an inexpensive wedding

In this how-to video, you will learn how to plan an inexpensive wedding. First, you should look online, on television, and in books and magazines for great ideas to save money. You can even ask your friends for input on how to plan a wedding on a budget. First, keep a small notebook for writing down ideas. You will also need a priest or other clergymen for the ceremony. Look for churches or restaurants to have your wedding. Do not be afraid to shop around. Figure out how much you can spend an...

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