Last minute Gifts with Cymbidium Orchids

Hat Box Design with Confectionary and Orchids

Time: 10 minutes | Season: Winter to Spring

Approx Wholesale Cost: £12 + labour mark up and delivery (adapt to size)

In this demonstration, our tutor provides you with an insight into how you can create bespoke gifts for up and coming peak holidays including Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and special occasions using confectionary and flowers. This design uses minimal flower content, yet exudes luxury.

During the tutorial, Debbie will provide you with an insight into the plant materials, equipment, mechanics and techniques involved in creating this design from scratch.

If you would like to recreate this design, you will need the following ingredients:

QuantityPlant Materials / Equipment
1Hat Box
1-2Dry Brick Foam
1 Pack of Green Stub Wire
1 Hot Glue Gun
1 Pack of Wrapped Chocolates
1 Pack of 10/20 Water Vials
1 stem Cymbidium Orchids

Let us know what you think about this arrangement in the comments below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask here or over on our Community Facebook group. See you again soon!


  1. Maria Borg on 26/02/2023 at 9:28 pm

    What size did you say for stub wire

    • Laura Kenny on 27/02/2023 at 5:15 pm

      Thank you for your comment. For this purpose, it just needs to be heavy enough for the confectionary. In the video, Debbie is using a 0.9 x 180mm stub wire.

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