I love clipping geranium stems from plants and using the blossoms for fresh arrangements. The blossoms are beautiful and fragrant and the leaves are interesting and colorful. Here, I’ve created a mixed arrangement (for a centerpiece, favor, guest book table, etc) using geraniums and other summer flowers. I’ve also created a matching boutonniere. Geraniums make great cut flowers because they hold up well in bright sunshine and offer a fresh look. Click “more” below to see the rest…

-Chelsea Fuss of Frolic


DIY Geranium Arrangement:


You will need:
a recycled canning jar
3-4 geranium blossoms + leaves (clipped from a plant)
3- 4 stems of calendula
3 stems of mini marigolds
3 stems of regular marigolds
6 stems of crocosmia
6 stems of chamomile flowers
1  zinnia

Create the shape of your arrangement with the geranium blossoms and leaves. Let their winding stems help you decide on the shape for your arrangement. Next, add the crocosmia flowers. Place them strategically to reinforce the shape of your arrangement. Fill in holes with the calendula and larger marigolds.


Lastly, place the chamomile flowers in the arrangement. They are delicate so, it’s best to add them last. Add a sweet ribbon around your jar!

DIY Wedding Boutonniere:


You will need:
2 geranium leaves
1 geranium blossom
floral tape


Make the morning of or the night before. Keep refrigerated. Add the smaller leaf in the front and the larger leaf in the back. Secure together with floral tape. Add ribbon, wrapping around twice with two long ends. Tie in a knot in the back.

Project created by Chelsea Fuss

Photography by Lisa Warninger

To see more projects, check out our diy wedding gallery at the top!


Comments (10)

Angie | Reply

I love the simplicity of this arrangement. It’s so pretty.

jaime | Reply

Stunning arrangement :)

Toshi | Reply

I just fell in love. I’m not getting married anytime soon, but I’ll have to remember this when I do plan my wedding!

Mouse | Reply

I love the geranium idea. Beautiful, summery scent, too–right up there with tomato vines for sense memories of childhood. Also, simple and feminine without falling into fussiness. Beautiful!

Karen | Reply

I love to see different flower arrangements with something besides rose. The geraniums are beautiful.

Dorothy | Reply

Such a lovely set of arrangments!

bornay | Reply

very nice and fresh idea!!! lovely funny centerpiece :)

bornay | Reply

ohhh! and the beautiful ribbon detail of course!!!

EB Finds | Reply

I LOVE geraniums. They are my favorite flower and the scent just sends me. I have them everywhere during summer and bring them in during the winter. An unusual and beatiful choice for the arrangements!

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