Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Cut a plastic vial to make a top-up-able water source for upside down hanging flowers
When hanging stems upside down you need to pay special attention to the water level in the water source so that the flowers do not wilt prematurely. This is an easy way to make sure you can top up the water
For more detailed instructions on how to hang the flowers upside down, how to seal the tubes and to how long the stems should be inside the vial see additional the Tutorials below
Snip the closed bottom of a plastic vial away to create an opening.
Insert the flower in the plastic vial and tie the line to the flower stem to hang
Making it easy to top up the water
See the Tutorial below on how I add a plastic tube to a syringe to make it easy to top up water
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
I love hanging flowers to loosely dangle and move in a design
Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase
I do not believe in arranging flowers without a water source of some kind. I want my flowers to remain as beautiful for as long as possible and I often get quite creative to...
Petroleum jelly is both waterproof and not water soluble it creates a waterproof barrier to keep the water from leaking out of the vials when you hang it upside down. In fact,...