Eco-friendly Hanging Basket for Decor
Time: 18 minutes and 24 seconds
The movement toward a green, more sustainable floristry is continuing to gain momentum. The Academy of Flowers is passionate about the environment and teaching our students about how we can easily employ and adapt our mechanics, techniques and tools to become more eco-friendly.
This demonstrate employs the use of moss and chicken wire to create a beautiful and effective suspended design that can be displayed at a wedding, an event or special occasion.
In this lesson, you will learn how to create this beautiful hanging design for wedding or event decor. It outlines how to construct an eco-friendly mechanic and use minimal flower content. Our tutor covers basic elements and principles of design including proportion, balance and line.
To re create this design, you will need the following:
|1||Wire Hanging Basket|
|1||Repurposed Plastic Bulb Bowl|
|1 punnet of||Carpet Moss (or similar)|
|1 piece of||Chicken wire|
|1 pair of||Scissors, Secateurs and Wire Cutters|
|Extra pair of||Gloves (optional)|
|10 stems of||Clematis (Inspiration)|
|10-20 stems of||Daucus Dara|
|3-5 stems of||Rose (Dorchester)|
|5-10 stems of||Euphatorium (Purple)|