Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Lemon Aid Container Stopper
Fill a wine glass with water. Any container with a narrow opening at the top will be perfect for this mechanic.
Place a lemon on the glass. Any fruit or even vegetable or guard will work, as long as it is heavy for it's size and sits firm.
Slip your fresh plant material under the lemon so that it can remain hydrated in the water filled container.
I curled a few blades of grass. See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to curl grass.
As you build up the design set the lemon at a slight angle so that the plant material are kept in place but not squished between the glass and lemon.
Set in a few Flowering Tobacco blossoms.
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
Weave a basket from lily grass and then cut and curl the edges
Craft a platform to highlight small flowers
Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display
Weave a sphere from grass to catch a precious and exquisite and perfect glistening early autumn dew drop