Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Test tube on a stick
Wire a stick to a test tube at two places for stability and design as you would any other stem. If you use a firm but flexible stick (I used a willow twig) twist it as you would the rest of the bouquet stems to spiral bind or cut it short to insert into floral foam or structure.
For an inexpensive and fast solution when you need quite a few test tubes on sticks glue reeds to the test tubes with hot glue.
A bunch of test tubes on sticks.
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
These dramatic sprays of orchids have thick, waxy flowers with five pointed sepals and petals (of approximately the same dimension) on each bloom and will last 2-4 weeks as cut...
This was my last two designs for my It's High Time for Tea Floral Craft and Art Demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging Club meeting