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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Tape and Wrap

My Design Inspiration Video: Crafting Corsages in three ways with Boutstix Magnet Stix video

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Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different contemporary corsages

This week we look at the second design technique: Tape and Wrap

Willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila

Wind around

Willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila corsage

to fold or roll up

Boutstix floral magnate Willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila corsage

To cover or envelope, as by folding or coiling something about

Boutstix Magnet Stix Design Inspiration Video

Thank you Kevin MacLeod for the music used in this video

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Tutorials

12 September 2012 Wrap a gift test tube with ribbon

Use this technique to gift ribbon wrap a single stem or cover the stems of a bouquet with ribbon

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

19 February 2013 Manipulating stems: Snapping at an angle, Bending, Spiraling, Curling and Straightening

Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...

Favourite Flowers

Kalanchoe

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Gypsophila

Baby’s breath, soap wort, Gyp, Gypsophila

Salix matsudana "Tortuosa"

Curly Willow, Chinese Willow, Tortured Willow, Globe Willow, Dragon's Claw, Hankow Willow

Related Designs

30 April 2015 Layer

Design One from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different contemporary...

13 May 2015 Encased

Design Three from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different...

25 November 2015 So white

A dried Baby's breath and fresh orchid wreath

16 December 2015 Christmas Waves

Twist a Kalanchoe and Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

23 August 2017 Almost is still not quite

Weave just a hint of the Autumn to come

20 September 2017 You Wear It Well

My article and body flowers design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

10 January 2018 Let some magic find you

My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine