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How did we make it?

The following flowers (botanical terms) and materials were used:
  • Carthamus tinctorius
  • Dahlia Cultivar
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Hydrangea macrophylla
  • Physalis alkekengi
  • Sandersonia aurantiaca
  • Viburnum opulus
  • cap green (South African greenery)
  • straw
  • cord
  • myrtle wire
  • floral wire (both wires from BUCO)
  • hot glue
  • OASIS® BLACK BIOLIT® Heart
The whole series can be found in the BLOOM’s Praxis Edition 89 September/October 2019
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Step 1

Use straw to wrap an open heart shape matching the size of the Floral Foam base.

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Step 2

Place this heart shape on the Floral Foam base and fix it with floral wire.

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Step 3

Insert the fresh flowers and plants into the open areas of the straw heart.

Products used for this creation

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OASIS® BLACK BIOLIT® Heart

The foam does not have to be completely covered, as the black base adds depth by slightly shining through. Black foam can therefore be incorporated as a design element.