Monday, August 20, 2012

How many flowers do you need to make a lei

I recently posted a wedding on facebook.
Isha Foss Events, Tropical, Indonesian Wedding Decor

Isha Foss Events, tropical bouquet, gloriosa lily, pincusion protea, orchids, celosia, rolled leaves


The bride was Indonesian and carried Gloriosa lilies and her groom wore and orchid lei.

Isha Foss Events, Gloriosa Lily Bouquet

Isha Foss Events, Dendrobium Orchid Lei

I only needed one so I decided to make it myself.  Here is a link to the tutorial that I followed.  I used two (10-stem) bunches of dendrobium orchids.  I could have used one more.  Blossoms were about 1.5 inches and I estimate that there were about 80.