Using a cut down Corsage Pin - Design Tip

For several seasons now Bride's have often chosen the mini gerbera for a buttonhole alternative to the rose or carnation. The wide range of colours available makes the gerbera an easy flower to use where colour co-ordination is needed. The mini-gerbera is now called 'Germini' at wholesalers. Before making them take a look at the workshop where I show in detail how best to wire these so that they face the front when applied as a buttonhole.

For a special modern design look for literally pennies, try this tip.

Buy some corsage pins with a pearl head, I sell these at discount in my store if you cant find them. They come in boxes of 144 for just 2.99 in ivory, white, black, blue, cerise, red, apple and gold. Cut down the pin, this is possible with florists scissors or wire cutters, so you just have about 1cm of the pin left. Insert it into the middle of the Gerbera making sure it doesnt protrude to the back of course. As you can see from this picture it really 'sets off' the flower adding a little glamour to the buttonhole for a very small cost. Try it when you next use Gerbera and notice the comments you get.

Here is the picture.
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