DIY: paper cut flower boutonniere

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Last month I made a boutonniere inspired by military accoutrement. This month I thought I’d take the idea of a traditional flower and make it a bit more modern by creating a silhouette of a flower using a paper cutting technique. It’s unique, simple, and cost effective. What couple doesn’t saving costs?

Materials: scissors, craft knife, pencil, mat board, paper color of your choice, template of flower (download here)

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Step 1: Trace your design onto black paper.

Step 2: With your craft knife, slowly cut out the design. Make sure you always pull down with the knife. If you make a mistake, you can use a little bit of glue to piece it back together.

Step 3: Pin it onto the lapel of the suit.

DONZO!

STEPS

PAPERCUT-BOUTONNIERE

There you go! A simple and unique boutonniere for the modern couple. Enjoy!

by Brittany Watson Jepsen of The House That Lars Built 

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9 Comments to “DIY: paper cut flower boutonniere”

  1. kim Says:

    This is brilliant! I definitely will do this for our wedding! Thank you for a great post!

  2. Erin Says:

    This is amazing! But how is it pinned? With what kind of pin or needle or sticker? Could you give a hint please. :)

  3. Dara @ I Love Paper Beads blog Says:

    That’s very cool in a classy artsy sort of way. I love how it’s like a silhouette. I think I’d do it with something a little more heavyweight like card stock, but it’s still a great idea. Thanks for posting!

  4. Elizabeth @ HobbyLobbyist Says:

    I love this, such a unique idea.

  5. Sarah Says:

    Yet another DIY boutonniere that is invisibly attached to a jacket…

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    Welcome to our website http://www.purplerose.ca
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  9. Lisa D. Says:

    Cool idea. Thanks so much for sharing it and the template.

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