DIY Valentine’s Day Gift- A Man Bouquet
I’m one of those girlfriends who likes making special gifts instead of just buying something at the store. I like to think I’m pretty creative, and I see birthdays and holidays as an opportunity to make fun gifts for the special people in my life. Last year, I found a fun idea on Pinterest and changed it up a bit to fit my boyfriend perfectly.
On Valentine’s Day, women typically get bouquets of flowers, but you never see men receiving them. The idea of a man bouquet, or a “brouquet”, is just genius. Instead of flowers, you can use things your boyfriend or husband likes. Some items I used were gift cards to his favorite stores, mini bottles of his favorite liquor, candy bars and more.
Here’s what you’ll need to make your own man bouquet:
- a cheap flower pot
- Styrofoam or floral foam
- fake craft grass (I used green streamers instead)
- thin wooden dowels (found at Home Depot or Lowes)
- heavy-duty clear tape
- miscellaneous items, such as gift cards, small liquor bottles & candy
- Arrange the Styrofoam or floral foam in the base of the flower pot. You will be sticking the dowels into this to keep them anchored.
- Tape one item to each dowel. You can cut the dowels down to varying sizes so it appears more like a real bouquet.
- Insert the dowels into the foam base.
- Decorate with artificial craft grass or something green to cover up the foam.
That is such a cool idea, it will go viral on pinterest.
Here’s to hoping haha
Awesome idea!!!!! Thanks sharing the creative bouquet!!
A man bouqet– love it! This is great and such a good idea. Is it bad I wouldn’t mind one of these too? haha
This is a really cute idea especially since guys can be hard to shop for!
Holy crap I love this so much. I usually end up getting the boy pajama pants because he never buys them for himself. He’s really started to look forward to it, but this is sooo fun I might have to throw it in there to change things up a bit!
Hahaha this is too funny/cute, I love the little bottles of booze!
They’re the best part!
hahah I wish Dean would make something like this for me instead!
This is the cutest thing!
This is such a cute idea! I’m with you loving to make DIY gifts 🙂
My boyfriend loves it when I make him stuff. This is such a cute idea!
This is such a cute, creative idea Rachel! Your bf is a lucky guy!
the word “broquet” is totally cracking me up. this is such a creative idea!
Great minds think alike: 🙂 theconfessionsofaproductjunkie.com/2013/02/diy-candy-bouquet-valentines-day-or-thank-you-gift/ I love your idea of adding booze to the mix!
You and I are too similar!
I kinda want one of these for MYSELF! haha 🙂
haha you can do that too 😉
What a great idea!! I always try to come up with fun gifts for my husband because he just doesn’t get excited about clothes like I do. Love this!
this is brilliant! Thanks for the idea! 🙂
Love this!!! And I would love something like this for me because the flowers on this bouquet don’t die!!
such a fun idea!! !i need to be creative this year!
I saw something similar to this on Pinterest and I saved it because I thought it looked so cute. So clever how you did it!! I may have to do the same. xo, Julie
Rachel strikes again! I’m obsessed with this idea – I’m going to have to try it this Valentines Day! xx
haha I love you for saying that!
Haha this is great!
What a cute idea!