Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
This is probably the easiest composite ever.
Cut the petals from the stem between the receptacle and the pedicel(stem). Open the connected petals to lie flat and start wrapping them around a closed bud. Secure with Oasis Floral Adhesive.
I like to add a few of the stigmas to peak out of the petals as an added fantasy element
Split (but don't cut) a few gladiolus flowers to spiral in a vase
My article and Japanese paper flower armature design featured in the March issue of The Academy Leader- Academy of Floral Design, published by the The Floral Art Society of New...
Cut stems of Gladiolus to place in a radiating summer design.