Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Phormium bubble frame
- 7 March 2018
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Gather a few blades of flax.
Loop the flax
Secure the flax loop with a knot.
Adjust the flax so that it is secure but not scrunched up
Flair out the looped strands to fan open.
Slip some of the top and bottom parts of the flax stems through the loops to keep it flared open.
Set the flax in a container to hydrate before adding the flowers.
Slip the flowers through the loops.
Place it back in the vase at a sharp angle so that the stems rest against the side of the vase
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