Look beyond the traditional roses, orchids and lilies for a corsage and consider the bright and energetic gerbera daisy instead. Because gerberas come in a variety of hues, finding daisies to match any ensemble should not be difficult. With a daisy in a color that complements your clothing, make a boutonniere for a simple, yet beautiful, floral accent.
Cut a single gerbera daisy, leaving 5 to 6 inches of stem attached to the blossom.
Arrange the gerbera daisy on top of the two fern fronds, allowing the green of the fronds to peek out slightly from behind the daisy to accent the blossom.
Cut a 4-inch length of floral wire and wrap the wire tightly around the stems of the fern fronds and the stem of the daisy to hold the pieces together as you want them.
Begin wrapping the floral tape around the stems and the wire to conceal them. Position the end of the tape just under the blossom and wind the tape tightly around the base of the blossom and the fern frond stems. Continue wrapping the tape until you come to the end of the stems and then cut the tape with the scissors. Press the tape onto itself and it will stick securely.
Pin the corsage to a lapel with one or two corsage pins.