Pull and twist while wrapping the tape around the bottom of the leaves
Start fairly high up the stems and work downwards to create a rather long taped section. Ours are not keeping the shape that we wanted, but we're hoping that maybe towards the end, they will. They do look nice from one side, so we'll probably face them in that direction.
Place the flower in front of it to see how it might look
We do want to take some time to position things. Flowers have faces. Every flower has a face that wants to see us and say hi. So we want to position flowers so that most of the little faces are forward. It's a fairly quick process, but we're taking a bit of extra time to show it.
Starting about midway down from the top of the flower, place the loop close to the stem, at the base of the flowers there. Press the lengths of the wire in close against the stem as they reach towards the bottom.
We could just tape them both together, put a curlicue down at the bottom with the stem, or just leave it straight, and we'd have a really nice single lily of the valley corsage
This would cost like $3 a stem, conservatively, and it's a fantastic flower. It can be found in the northeastern United States and such where the climates are a little bit cooler. It's pretty sturdy actually.
Video: Make a Corsage Using Lily of the Valley Part 2
Put it All Together
Welcome to VisiHow! In this tutorial, we show you how to make a corsage using lily of the valley. Thanks for joining us for part three, where we make a florist's bow and assemble the corsage. Sometimes we leave the stems sticking out of the bottom beneath the tape, and maybe curl them. It's kind of a cute look. But we won't do that in this tutorial. We will put them all together as one.
Be gentle while twisting and taping, because the movement whips the poor little flowers around
Sorry you guys! The earlier in the season we get lily of the valley, the better. It is fantastic, and it dries pretty well too.
If you have any questions or comments, leave them in the section below. In this design, we used two lily of the valley blooms, two lily of the valley leaves, Floratape and thin-gauge floral wire. For the finishing touches, we used a small white ribbon for the bow and a pin.