Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Attaching a lily bud corsage using a BoutStix Floral Magnet
For this design I concealed one half of the magnet inside the flower bud with the partner magnets on the outside.
To attach: separate the magnets. Place the corsage on the jacket lapel...
... And slip the partner magnet behind the corsage, under the lapel.
of course there are other ways to wear your corsage:
Sometimes you want to keep flowers in tight bud for as long as possible to suit your design
Most of the time I would gently tug the pollen covered stamens away the moment it becomes yellow and messy. But the Gloriosa looks rather pretty with the stamens on, so I fix it...
For a natural alternative to ribbon or string... add a ripped grass bow.
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.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Fold open a lily bud to conceal a clever little BoutStix floral magnet for an unusual corsage.
21 ideas for how and where to attach corsages using Floral Magnets. For more detailed instructions on how to make these corsages see my video: Crafting Corsages in 3 ways with...
… and why we call this the special craftsmanship edition
Loosely weave grass to create a decorative grid keeping flowers in place over a square container.