Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Interweave a messy grass tumble
Cut two sprouting stems, each with a strong side branch.
Set the stems in glass vases filled with water
Place a horizontal stem so that it rests in the fork in the branches
Spiral some flat wire
Hook the flat wire over the three branches
Loosely interweave some lily grass to follow the spiral of the flat wire
Add a few dangling blades of grass to break up the neat pattern
Curl a few blades of lily grass and add it to the tumble
See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to curl grass
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
Twist lily grass slightly to create a spiral for the orchids to nestle in
Snip, roll and glue a few blades of grass to create a design feature
Wrap grass around a flat wire shape to create a delicate bridal basket design