Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Rolled leaf shelter for a lean-in-closer tiny bud vase design
Poke a small hole into a leaf.
Thread an orchid stem through the hole in the leaf.
Thread a few vines through the hole in the leaf.
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Poke a guide hole close to the tip of the leaf.
Roll the leaf over and slip the stem end through the hole...
... Capturing the pretty moth orchid inside.
Gather the stems together and slip it into a water filled bud vase.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
A glue-less way of manipulating leaves
Roll leaves to create a stopper to keep flowers in place in a bud vase
Rolled leaves offer support for floral stems
Fold and glue a Monstera deliciosa (delicious monster) leaf
Hide the water source in a rolled leaf
Curl and pin a few leaves into a tube to create an armature for those "left over" freesiabuds.
An enclosed design that invites the onlooker to lean in closer to explore the pretty orchid.
I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.
This was the third design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration
Skewer Dracaena leaves into a roll that supports a tiny water source for the Oncidium orchids