Wedding Bouquet using Chicken Wire

Unstructured Wedding Bouquet in Pastel Palette

Time: 31 minutes | Season: May – September (All Year Round if other varieties used)

Approx Wholesale Cost: £30/40 + labour and delivery charge (depending on the grade and types of flower varieties included in bouquet)

In this demonstration, you will learn the mechanics and techniques for creating this style of bouquet with chicken wire. Along with handy tips and tricks on construction, storage and alternative flower varieties throughout the tutorial.

Our tutor provides you with a step by step demonstration on how to make this bouquet from start to finish. You will gain insight into the benefits of using an internal chicken wire support (or alternative: egg) to create the wedding bouquet.

This design could be made up in any colour palette and with any style or type of flower and foliage materials to suit your customers brief. The mechanic can take practice, so it is worth to spend time practicing build your confidence and style working with this mechanic.

Should you wish to create the design, you will need the following plant materials:

QuantityPlant Materials / Equipment
1Chicken Wire (constructed into sphere approx 7-9cm)
1 pairSharp Scissors and/or Secateurs
1 pair Wire Cutters
7 stems Delphinium (Ballkleid – light blue)
1 bunch Olive Branches
1/2 – 1 bunch Eucalyptus (Cinerea)
7 stems Astilbe (Europa – light pink)
5 stems Veronica Spray (Caya – white)
5 stems Rose (Sweet Avalanche – light pink)
5-7 stems Clematis (Amazing Kibo – seedhead)
5 stems Ammi majus (Visnaga)

Thank you for watching this month’s Academy demonstration. I hope you have enjoyed watching the tutorial and learnt something new along the way!

We would love to hear if you have previously used and your take on using this mechanic within your compositions for wedding and other bouquet work. Make sure to share your images and feedback on the Academy of Flowers Facebook Group with your fellow members.


  1. Isabel McIntyre on 13/06/2023 at 2:48 am

    A really beautiful bouquet. I love the loose, natural look.

    • Debbie on 14/06/2023 at 11:13 am

      Thank you Isabel. I really enjoyed making this, especially with it being foam free! Hope it has inspired you ready for the forthcoming wedding season!

  2. Angela king on 15/08/2023 at 11:10 pm

    Stunning bouquet love the bouncy feeling of the flowers and the colour palette

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