Wedding Centrepiece using Eco-friendly mechanics
Time: 33 minutes and 40 seconds | Season: All year round
In this demonstration, our tutor will show you how to create a wedding centrepiece with two tiers in a classic white and green colour palette using eco-friendly mechanics. Within the demonstration, you will learn how to construct the mechanics, as well as how to create the design from start to finish. Our tutor will provide insight into other aspects such as storage, transport with useful top tips along with demonstration.
In this video, you will gain an insight into how to construct the mechanics.
This mechanic has been added to the Techniques section on the Academy platform.
If you wish to recreate the design, you will need the following plant materials and equipment:
|Quantity||Plant Materials / Equipment|
|1||Plastic Back (repurposed) Floral Ring|
|1 roll||Chicken Wire|
|1 pair||Wire Cutters (and gloves, optional)|
|1 roll||Green Twine|
|1 small pack||Moss|
|1||Glass Cylinder (10x30cm, of choice)|
|3-5 stems||Lisianthus Double|
|1 stem||Hydrangea (Colombian)|
|5 stems||Rose White (Mondial or similar)|
|5-7 stems||Veronica Spray White|
I hope it has given you an insight into using a mechanic such as chicken wire to aid the construction of this popular design and increase your confidence in offering this design to your couples. The move towards natural styling is an essential technique to employ when conducting a consultation with today’s couples who are looking for sustainability, seasonality and value for money.
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