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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Wisteria Vine Wreath Armature

Creating a wreath filled vine to design with

Weave wreaths in the foliage stems of a Wisteria vine.

See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to weave a vine wreath.

Place the wreath in a container

Place the wreath in a container. You can choose a narrow container to wedge the vine inside...

Or a taller container to wind the wreath around

Or a taller container to wind the wreath around...

Or curl the vine in a shallow container

Or curl the vine in a shallow container...

Let the flower stems stand upright on the vine.

Let the flower stems stand upright, supported by the vine. You might have to add a bit of glue to keep the flowers perfectly upright in places where there are fewer vine stems...

Or simply nestle the flower stems between the vine to stay in place

... or simply nestle the flower stems between the vine to stay in place.

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Tutorials

5 September 2018 Wisteria Wreath Vine

Weave tiny vine wreaths on the leave stems of a stripped Wisteria vine

11 February 2015 Stripping foliage from weaving stems

Remove foliage from stems to weave with

1 November 2011 Weaving a twig wreath

For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...

11 February 2015 Willow Heart Wand

18 April 2018 Clematis Vine Swing

Weave a delicate nest for a small spring design.

19 February 2013 Manipulating stems: Snapping at an angle, Bending, Spiraling, Curling and Straightening

Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...

24 May 2017 Chain link wreath weaving

Weave a few small wreaths to connect

27 September 2017 Tendril vine Wreath Pumpkin

Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin

21 March 2018 Craft a Spring basket from a wreath

A wide gap nearly basket for nearly spring

Favourite Flowers

Zantedeschia

Calla Lily, Arum Lily

Related Designs

5 September 2018 Wreath Vine Season!

Weave tiny wreaths on the stems of Wisteria vines

11 February 2015 Love Spell

Weave willow to create a heart shaped wand design

18 April 2018 Swing Vine

Weave a delicate vine swing to nestle a small vase with spring flowers in

24 May 2017 Link

weave a few wreaths to link

27 September 2017 As tendrils tend to do

Curl a wreath with tendrils to create a twig-pumpkin

21 March 2018 Bring some Spring

Just like the weather is only hinting at spring, so is this design only hinting at being a basket