Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Floating Boat Orchid
This is such a uncomplicated design. I filled a Strelitzia leaf with water and set the orchid into the water to float. Add a minimal foliage (cordyline or fountain grass) weave to bring out the burgundy freckled markings in the orchid petals
I used a few river rocks for balance.
For this tutorial I focus on a simple weave pattern that does not require you to soften or prepare the leaves to be more durable or flexible. This is the starting point in...