Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Stacked Twig Roundabout
- 24 July 2012
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Snip all kinds of twigs and start to glue in a wide circle with hot glue.
Glue each twig to have at least two connection points.
Continue to glue twigs in a round shape.
Once you have the basic circle shape add a few extra twigs to fill in any gaps and to add bulk. The more twigs you add the stronger the armature. Because I am adding quite a few test tubes filled with roses I wanted my armature to be very strong and balanced.
Make a second twig circle exactly the same size as the first.
Separate the two circles by gluing twigs to each side. This also makes it easy for the design to stand vertically
The sticks separating the two circles are ideal to tie test tubes to for the flowers.
Stacked Twig Roundabout... almost a wreath, but not quite
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