How to Make a Buttonhole By Hand

Looking for some budget-saving DIY wedding hacks? Try the buttonhole. It’s is one of those pieces of floral detailing that’s straightforward enough for you to make ahead of your wedding, at home. We’re big fans of creating an easy wow, and the ranunculus is especially good at achieving just that. It’s part of the buttercup family and its variety of bright colours and layer upon layer of paper-thin petals make it an instant showstopper and one you can dress up or dress down, according to your theme. What’s more the ranunculus symbolises mutual love and attraction.

Follow our how to make a buttonhole by hand tutorial to create your very own buttonhole masterpiece!

Download the tutorial for free.

TIP: If you are making your buttonholes a day in advance, leave the flowers in a vase overnight before cutting the stems.

Need some pictorial inspiration? Voila!:

Image Credits

Downloadable tutorial – ranunculous buttonholes by Bramble and Berry

Pictorial Inspiration board, from left to right:

Row 1: Craspedia and feverfew buttonhole via Pinterest;
Pink ranunculus with feather by Linden Flowers on Etsy
Thistle buttonhole via Pinterest

Row 2: Hydrangea buttonhole via Hydrangea World;
Orange rose and berry buttonhole via Whimsical Wonderland Weddings
Olive twig and berry buttonhole by Alexa Events

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