Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Melt a small amount of wax.
Remove the wax pot from heat, set a spoon resting in the bottom of the wax and set aside to cool. When the bottom of the pot is lined with cloudy wax place it back on a heat source for a few seconds. Just the underside should melt. The moment you see liquid in the bottom, remove the wax pot from the heat source. Lift the wax out with the spoon. Remove the spoon and slightly shape the disk in a curve.
Place the disk on a fishbowl vase and design
For Floral Art the temperature of the wax rarely exceeds the minimum melting point.
Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"
Dipping red grapes in pale wax creates a cloudy layer that is not only anti-bacterial (prevents fruit from spoiling and releasing the ethylene gas) but also gives depth and...
Not quite winter but also a bit late for autumn design that is somewhere between sparkle and flying leaves.