Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Bark and paper covered Styrofoam stand for ice cream cones
Pour wood glue into a bowl and thin with warm water.
Dip torn pieces of brown tissue paper into the glue
Cover the surface of a block of Styrofoam with the glue soaked tissue paper
When completely covered paint the surface with the glue and smooth on another layer of tissue paper
Glue chunks of bark to the sides of the Styrofoam block
Keep adding bark like a puzzle to cover all the tissue paper on the sides
Add a final layer of tissue paper and set aside to dry
Bark and paper covered Styrofoam stand ready to design with
Press a wooden skewer through the paper where you want the cone to stand
Slip the cone over the skewer.
Shaved wood cones standing upright on the stand
This was the first two designs for my Floral Art and craft demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging club
This is an overview of the Floral Art and Craft Demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging Club. I demonstrated three floral craft cake designs and three matching floral art...
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