Mens Boutonnieres, Womens Corsages

Boutonnières

Boutonnieres & Corsages

Boutonniere is pronounced “boot-n-eer” or “boo-tuh n-yair”. It is a flower or small bouquet worn, usually by a man, in the buttonhole of a lapel. The word boutonnière is French for buttonhole, coming from Medieval French, from “bouton” meaning button. Corsage, the French word for the bodice of a dress, is a small bouquet of flowers worn on a woman’s dress or worn around her wrist to a formal occasion.

  • Red Rose and Baby's Breathe Boutonnieres

Corsages and Boutonnieres are crafted using a multitude of flowers, plants, trees, and herbs. The lead designer will work with you to make sure that the colours and overall product is perfect for your special occasion. Types of Flowers There are thousands of flowers to choose from when designing your perfect Corsage or Boutonniere. The following is a list of the more popular ones:

Decorations:

  • Astilbe
  • Baby’s Breath
  • Bouvardia
  • Dahlia buds
  • Douglas Fir
  • Euphorbia
  • Mint
  • Olive leaves
  • Pine leaves
  • Pussy Willow
  • Queen Annes Lace
  • Red Berries
  • Rose Hips
  • Seeded Eucalyptus
  • Solidago
  • Spray Aster
  • Statice
  • Sweet William
  • Wax Flower
  • White berries

Greenery: 

  • Bear Grass
  • Boxwood
  • Cedar
  • Curly Willow
  • Eucalyptus
  • Fern
  • Fir
  • Ivy
  • Leather Leaf
  • Myrtle
  • Pittosporum
  • Ruscus
  • Salal

Herbs:

  • Anise
  • Bay Laurel
  • Cardamon
  • Cinnamon
  • Green Floral Tape
  • Hops
  • Juniper
  • Mint
  • Rosemary

Wraps:

  • Floral Stem Tape (a strong stretchable tape)
  • Rhinestone Ribbon (ribbon with rhinestones to resemble diamonds)
  • Ribbon (silk ribbons, satin ribbon, metallic, or sheer ribbon)
  • Twine (cotton, sisal, jute, hemp, henequen, and coir)

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