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‘Pocket garden’ buttonhole tutorial

Hello again, and welcome to my series of floral design tutorials. This one is for a modern take on a traditional buttonhole, designed to sit inside the breast pocket of a gentleman’s jacket. Easy to wear and just a little bit different, this design is perfect for a garden wedding or even a day at the races.

To make one of these ‘pocket gardens’, you will need –

  • Quality thick cardboard
  • Broad hessian or other natural ribbon
  • Floral glue
  • Florists scissors or snips
  • Ruler and pen
  • Cocktail or kebab sticks
  • Selection of well-conditioned flowers, foliage and seed heads
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