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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Winter White Gyp Wreath

I re-worked my bleached Baby's Breath wreath to create this wreath. See the detailed Tutorial below

Place the wreath on a flat working surface and glue a snippet of dried Gyp to follow the shape

Place the wreath on a flat working surface and glue a snippet of dried Gyp to follow the shape

Start with the outline to create the size wreath you require

Start with the outline to create the size wreath you require

Continue to add snippets of gyp

Continue to add snippets of gyp

The dried Baby's breath holds its shape really well and creates a fluffy wreath

The dried Baby's breath holds its shape really well and creates a fluffy wreath

Cover the entire gyp wreath with fluffy snippets

Cover the entire gyp wreath with fluffy snippets

Add a few dried twigs.

Add a few dried twigs.

Glue in the test tubes for the fresh flowers

Glue in the test tubes for the fresh flowers

Add a few sparkling beads and baubles

Add a few sparkling beads and baubles

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Tutorials

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

4 November 2015 Bleached Gypsophila

Gypsophila dries really well and can be bleached to a stunning winter white

4 November 2015 Bleached Baby’s Breath Wreath

Glue a radiating wreath from bleached Gyp

Favourite Flowers

Gypsophila

Baby’s breath, soap wort, Gyp, Gypsophila

Related Designs

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A dried Baby's breath and fresh orchid wreath

19 October 2016 There are Octobers

Autumn wreath

26 October 2016 Harvest Moon

Fold a fine twig wreath in half to create a moon shaped armature

13 November 2019 It’s unreal!

Design 1 of my three week pre-Christmas designing series looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: a wreath

18 December 2019 A Happy, Merry, Jolly (easy as that!) Eucalyptus Christmas wreath

Now this is quite a discovery! And it honestly is the easiest and quickest way to go from "I still want to decorate for Christmas" to "... aaand I am done, I made our wreath"