How To Make a Carnation Pomander

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You are a budget savvy bride and you want to be edgy, we get it and we love it! Carnation pomanders dazzled with floral jewelry are the perfect way to make your wedding look expensive and trendy while being budget savvy!

How To Make a Carnation Pomander

Step By Step Video: Blooms By The Box

What you will need:

25 Carnations
3” Oasis Floral Foam Sphere  (Netted or without)
Floral Scissors
Floral Jewelry

What you can do with it:

Hang them on church pews
Create different size pomanders and hang them from the ceiling at the venue
Put them in edgy vases in different sizes to make center pieces
Use them as bridal bouquets with a handle
Make small pomanders for flower girls
Outdoor wedding decor

Why it will cost less:

Carnations are a less expensive flower
You do not have to pay a florist if you DIY
You can order in bulk at wholesale premium prices from (even supplies too)
You can take them from the ceremony to the venue (multi-use)
Provides décor for the whole wedding!

It’s not too hard, it can be FUN:

Great way to spend time with your bridal party before the wedding
You get bragging rights, people will be impressed
If you have a couple of hands it doesn’t take long

Freebies for your wedding

Alright, budget savvy brides, we hope this helps you get some inspiration for your wedding. Putting together your own flower arrangements for your wedding is a rewarding enterprise. It saves you money, makes bold impact, and can be used in a multitude of ways. Other brides will be begging for your savvy bridal advice!

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Blooms By The Box offers a large variety of flowers at the lowest minimum quantities and prices for any occasion! We have everything from lily of the valley to alstromeria, greenery, floral supplies, online how-to workshops, and military discounts. We even offer free consultations to brides who would like help picking flowers, flower quantities, and floral supplies. Your flowers are carefully  packaged with ice packs and they are shipped overnight to ensure the freshest quality. We are standing by to guide you through each step to make sure that your big day is all that you dreamed of. After all, you will be holding your wedding flowers in the most important moment, the joining with your partner!

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Editor's note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more resources for planning a pandemic wedding here

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