Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Intimate Dinner For Two- Table Setting Competition Class
Floral Sushi- engagement dinner for two Competition Design. Helderberg Flower Club: Floral Fantasy, South Africa
I decided to create an over-the -table design for my intimate dinner. 7 Large vine wreaths, bend open and then woven together, create an arch over the table.
Paper lanterns serve as fantasy cushions.
An engagement ring was tucked into the mouth of a Phalaenopsis Orchid
I used the Ikebana technique Hana Kubari everywhere in the design. It is how I attached the woven arch to the table and also how I attached twigs to the arch for the paper ribbon and the tumbling twig garlands to the spoons.
I used masses of gypsophila (devided into small bunches and tucked into test tubes for water) to create a light and airy feeling.
The sushi, chopsticks and design details are made from gypsophila, orchid petals and vine twigs
A small wooden platter for the Floral Sushi
It is great to design for a Floral Fantasy. It does not have to be functional and you can stretch your idea to the fullest
Design note: This was taken while preparing the competition design. The gypsophila in the picture is just over half the amount that I used!
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