Heart Tribute with Gypsophila Basing and Spray
Time: 16 minutes and 28 seconds | Season: All Year Round
Approx Wholesale cost: £20 + labour and delivery charge (depending on size and style)
In this demonstration, you will learn how to base a funeral tribute with Gypsophila. Gypsophila is a popular flower, most commonly used for wedding and event work. It is also referred to as Baby’s breath. Gypsophila is a genus of flowering plants in the carnation family, Caryophyllaceae. It is a pretty white flower that is creates a feminine, soft funeral tribute.
Within the tutorial you will also learn about box pleating with hessian ribbon and how to attach a floral foam ‘bump’ to create an accent flower spray.
Should you wish to recreate the design, you will need the following materials:
|Quantity||Equipment / Plant Materials|
|1||Hot Glue Gun or pins|
|1||Stapler and staples|
|1 roll||Hessian Ribbon (or alternative)|
|1||Heart Tribute 12″|
|10 stems||Gypsophila (80cm, 30gm)|
|1||Floral Foam Brick (leftover)|
|5-7 stems||Rose (or alternative, smaller heads)|
|1 stem||Soft Ruscus|
For more videos on funeral tributes, you can view in the Funeral section on Flower Tutorials. There are lots of other flower varieties that you can use to base funeral tributes including double white spray chrysanthemums, hydrangea fleurettes, moluccella, carnations and so on.
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