Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Pick the petals from a dried Chrysanthemum or Gerbera or any other rosette shapes flower.
Glue the Chrysanthemum petal to the trailing Ceropegia woodii vine
Glue the next petal...
... And the next to radiate outwards.
I chose the colour of my petals to match the cream edge on the Heliconia. This creates a more muted, ethereal look. If you want the design to be bold pick a colour petal to bring out the brightest part of the Heliconia.
Glue in petal sun flakes to tumble down the design.
See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to attach the rosary vine to the Heliconia.
Set the rosary vines into the natural cavity of the flower head.
Wire and glue a few acorns into the fork of a twig to create an Autumn armature
Weave willow between the fork in a twig to create a paddle like armature
Spiral stems around a Ceropegia woodii or Rosary vine.
Hoard a few acorns in the fork of a twig to show off a single oncidium orchid.
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem
To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Government House Gardens Society a Horticultural event was hosted in the gardens and...