Thank you so much for believing in yourself and purchasing your first Eli!  I know what you are thinking.  This better work!!  From the bottom of my heart, I promise that once you make your first bouquet by following the simple and easy instructions below, you will want to shout from the rooftops "I did it" and "it was so easy".  You'll have discovered the secret that DIY'ers have been searching for forever!  So have fun and be proud of your beautiful creation! 

Okay, are you ready? Take a deep breadth! It's going to be easier than you think.  Let's get started.  

 Step 1: Choosing Your Flowers & Greenery:

Browse Pinterest or Google "Bouquet breakdown" to get inspired.  Once you have selected the look you are going for and the type of flowers/greenery you will use, go to Step 2.  

As Einstein says""Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited".   


 Step 2: Flower Preparation: Once you get your flowers home lay them out on your counter or island (any flat surface will do) and trim the leaves/thorns off the stems.  You are now ready to create!! 


 Step 3: Placement of Greenery: Holding ELI in your non-dominant hand (generally your left hand if you are right handed), place your greenery evenly around the lower ring until you have filled the entire ring (generally 6-8 stems). (Note: make sure the stems go inside the double ring on the bottom of ELI).



 Step 4: Placement of Flowers: Begin placing the stems through the remaining rings in any order. I like to fill up the lower ring first with the flower heads resting on the top of the ring.  Again, make sure the stems go inside the double ring on the bottom of ELI.  You will notice as you fill each subsequent ring you need fewer flowers to fill the ring.  Once the rings are filled, you can remove or replace flowers as you see fit, by simply pulling individual flowers out of ELI in an upward motion and then putting a different flower back in its’ place.  Fill in any empty spaces with flowers or greenery as you see fit.



 Step 5: Finishing the Bouquet: You can then gather the stems together below the double lower ring and secure them with twine or an elastic. Cut the base of all stems to your desired length.  You can now place it in a vase or wrap it with your favorite decorative ribbon.



 Congratulations!!  Your beautiful flower bouquet is complete!!
You are now part of ELI’s “DIWE” family, Do It With ELI!!
Where your Imagination and Creativity met your Reality!! 
I'd love to see your creation, upload your beautiful photograph to 
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to share with and inspire others.