Heavenly scented roses and lavender are combined into a beautiful DIY rose lavender bouquet.
DIY lavender rose arrangement
So, it’s really zero surprise roses are back once more, this time for a quick little DIY bouquet. And since it’s (still) summer, I thought it would be nice to pair the roses with bushels of lavender.
The fragrance of lavender is warm and summery, and the tiny florets just look so darling. The rose heads are large and round compared to the long and thin lavender stalks.
So, combining the two can be a bit challenging, but the trick is to gather three to four lavender stalks and then work these small bundles into the bouquet.
This homemade flower arrangement is a great little present for birthdays, to say thank you, wish a sweet one well, or a pretty hostess gift.
Cyna put together a cute printable “Happy Birthday” card that is perfectly coordinated with the flowers of this bouquet. So be sure to download the printable instructions and greeting at the end of the post!
Dry the bouquet as a keepsake
The rose lavender bouquet dries beautifully, and the lavender keeps on smelling for many years to come. I still have the lavender wreaths I made years ago, and florets are still very fragrant.
To preserve the bouquet, remove it from the vase before the roses start to wilt, approximately after 3 to 4 days. Secure the bouquet with a rubber band and hang the flowers upside down in a dry place away from sunlight for a couple of weeks.
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Print the birthday card
Print the greeting card on DIN A4 (210 mm x 297 mm) or letter size (8.5 in x 11 in) cardstock or photo paper. Cut out the tags along the outline and fold along the grey line in the middle. For best printing result, make sure you open the printable with Adobe Reader.
We recommend to print the greeting card on heavier paper, such as photo paper or card stock. Set the printer’s setting to print at the highest quality and select the option to print at 100% to keep the true size. The printable is designed to fit both on DIN A4 and letter size paper.
Free Printable Birthday Card
Click on the button to download your free printable rose & lavender birthday card!