Tuesday, 3 December 2013
Wires, ribbon, parafilm
But alas, the technique of wiring was always there ready to buoy back up my confidence. I took to wiring quickly and with gusto.
I will happily snip the heads off a whole bunch of spray roses and wire them up into a pretty design that for all intents and purposes will last less than 24 hours. I adore hair circlets the most, but posy bouquets and tear-drop trail bouquets do it for me equally. Happily for me the hair circlet seems to be the on-trend accessory for brides right now. This provides me with endless inspiration pics to drool over on the internet and fills my head with dreams that some day a bride will ask me to wire a halo of flowers that will last just enough time for her to say 'I do'.
Next year I will undertake the third and final technique in order to become a qualified florist. Base medium will fall one of two ways. It could join hand tied as a technique that frustrates me. Or it could become my new best friend, besides wiring, naturally. In the mean time I have a Summer of free time to perfect the hand tied bouquet once and for all.
Flowers by Kate Hipwell, Moss & Vine