Rose Garden Bouquet
MATERIALS: 'Cool Water' hybrid tea roses and 'Blue Moon' spray roses from Rio Roses; preserved maidenhair fern from Verdissimo; Floratape Stem Wrap from Bemis Company; Oasis Floral Adhesive and Elegant Bouquet Holder from Smithers-Oasis Company.
|HOW TO 1:Carefully remove several petals from the centers of three or four spray roses. This will create blossoms that resemble wild garden roses.||HOW TO 2:|
To mimic a cabbage rose, insert two hairpin-shaped wires crosswise through the top of a rosebud, and snap off its calyx. Bend the wires' ends toward the rose's new base, and tape them together to form a stem.
|HOW TO 3:|
Stack several petals together, and insert a hairpin-shaped wire through the base of the stack. Repeat with additional petals. Cluster the wired petal groups around a rose. Glue in additional petals as needed.