My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Cover fruit with wax

Dip fruit

Dipping red grapes in pale wax creates a cloudy layer that gives depth and instantly attracts attention.

Make sure the wax is not so hot that it scorches the fruit (if it will burn your fingers it is too hot for a fruit or flower dip). Cut the fruit from the bunch keeping as much of its short stem in place- this not only makes it easier to hold onto the fruit when you dip but also keeps the juices from seeping out of the fruit.

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Tutorials

19 March 2011 Melting Wax for Floral Art

For Floral Art the temperature of the wax rarely exceeds the minimum melting point.

Related Designs

8 March 2011 ANTI-BACTERIAL

Waxed fruit and a Hot Glue nest

28 May 2011 Apples and Orchids

This is a wired bridal bouquet.