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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Connect the dot grass Armature

Blow up the balloon and secure with a knot

Blow up the balloon and secure with a knot

Rest the balloon on a drinking gl;ass to make it easier to work with

Rest the balloon on a drinking gl;ass to make it easier to work with

Place three grass snippets on the balloon and secure the end pieces with a small drop of flower glue.

Place three grass snippets on the balloon and secure the end pieces with a small dot of flower glue.

Glue in a few more grass snippets leaving gaps between the blades

Glue in a few more grass snippets leaving gaps between the blades

Follow the curve of the balloon

Follow the curve of the balloon

Flip the balloon over to rest the grass side on the drinking glass

Flip the balloon over to rest the grass side on the drinking glass

Cover the balloon leaving only a gap to place the tape

Cover the balloon leaving only a gap at the top. Simply popping the balloon is too violent and the snippets of grass might break as well. Place a length of tape on the balloon

See the Tutorial below for more information on how I slowly release the air from a balloon

Let the air out and remove the balloon

Let the air out and remove the balloon

Fill a small glass vase with water and set the grass armature on the vase.

Fill a small glass vase with water and set the grass armature on the vase. Add the fresh flowers.

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Tutorials

7 April 2012 A Neighbor friendly way to deflate a balloon

Apart from avoiding the noise popping a balloon makes this is also a less violent way to deflate a balloon when you make Papier Mache items

17 April 2013 Skeleton Leaf Flameless Candle Cocoon

Cover a balloon with skeleton leaves to create a cocoon

8 May 2013 Glue a Sisal Fiber Bubble

Mix Sisal fibers and glue to make a bubble

7 April 2012 Just Hatched Papier Mache Easter Eggs

Glue newsprint paper to balloons to make large egg shaped containers to design in

Related Designs

3 February 2016 Connect the dot

Connect snippets of grass to create a shelter for your flowers

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat

30 August 2017 If

Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem

30 May 2018 You see... here is the Thing:

Glue a grass snippet grid for shallow container design