Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Swirly Twirly Silver Dollar Eucalyptus baubles
Snip the leaves from the stems.
Sort the leaves into heaps of three of similar shape and size.
Bend the leaves in half. Do not fold flat simply bend to give it a neat guiding shape.
Cover the first leaf half in floral glue...
Glue the second leaf to the first.
Design note: the stem ends point in the same direction.
Paint the third leaf with floral glue.
Fold open the leaves...
And glue the third leaf to the first and second one.
Add a dusting of artificial snow to the eucalyptus baubles...
To finish off:
Snip out the middle stem.
To make a gap between the leaves.
Connect the two stem ends...
Set the leaves aside to dry
Slip a twig through the stem ends to hang.
Make sure the baubles hang freely so that they can dangle and twirl.
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
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