(Closed) I need your opinion on my boutonnieres

posted 6 years ago in DIY
  • poll: Which boutonniere do you like better?
    First one (green bow) : (6 votes)
    13 %
    Second one (blue fabric tulip) : (32 votes)
    71 %
    First one but with some changes (explain below) : (1 votes)
    2 %
    Second one but with some changes (explain below) : (4 votes)
    9 %
    Start over (explain below) : (2 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I think having stamens in a non-floral bout is a little weird. I love the second one, though!

    Post # 4
    10367 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Oooh I see, that’s a flower not a ribbon, hence the stamens. I think the second one is still better, just because it’s visually simpler. The peacock feather already has so much going on that I think you should stick to simple!

    Post # 6
    2488 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    could you show me what the second one would look like with two flowers going opisite directions.

    my dad is an art teacher and so i’ve always grown up knowing a secret- and that is odd numbers

    1 3 5 7 look better then even so 2 things can look a little off ( you have 4 main details in the 1st one 3 points on the balls and the feather- i don’t think the ribbon counts cause its the for-front.)

    anyway I think the 2nd one is best looking but would look better with two flowers and the feather in the middle.

    hopefully that makes sense!

    Post # 8
    4352 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I like the second one better, but would prefer it with two tulips and possibly with the tulips a different color (more teal?).

    Post # 10
    46413 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @allegrovivo:  In your inspiration pic the calla is much narrower and is in the same vertical line as the peacock feather.

    The last pic with the two tulips looks bottom heavy.

    Post # 11
    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Second one!

    Post # 12
    990 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I like the 2nd. Yes I agree with PP that it is unballanced but looking at them can you combine the 2? put the blue in front of the stamen?

    Post # 13
    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    second one looks the best. good job!

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