Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Roll spiral blossoms
Cut the tip and the rounded end that connects the fruit to the pod away to create a rough round shape. Cut a spiral shape. Curl the spiral.
You can also use rose petals
Or any leaf that will dry well. Just cut in a spiral.
Rose leaf spiral blossom
You can, of course, also use paper to make a spiral blossom.
I used to make baskets full of these when I was a little girl. We had a big Acasia thorn tree and I used to spear my “roses” onto the tree pretending I was the fairy responsible...
The wire spirals are supported on wire sections pressed into the wax
Multiple tiny twigs create a flower frog to keep the delicate buds and leaves in the exact spot you want.