Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Contained rose twig stack
Line a shallow container with plastic wrap
Place a dried rose twig in the bottom of the container
Glue another twig to this twig
As a rule of thumb: each twig should be glued at three places to another twig to make sure the armature is strong.
Start to build up the stack
The twigs should extend to touch the sides of the container to follow the shape
Set the stack aside to dry completely
Place the stack in a display container
Fill the base with water. Make sure the stack is not resting in the water because this will weaken the glue
Add your fresh floral details
Glue in a few more twigs to finish off the design
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