In loving memory – on biobased floral foam

Mourning Floristry

The following flowers (botanical names) and materials were used:

  • Akebia quinata
  • Brunia laevis
  • Carlina acaulis
  • Parajubaea cocoides
  • Sempervivum Cultivar
  • Lilienkapseln
  • Bark
  • Moss
  • Tree fungi
  • Tacker needles
  • Binding wire
  • Plugwire
  • Wooden Plate
  • OASIS® NatureSource™ Floral Foam
  • Chicken Wire (OASIS® Floral Products)
    Time 20 min · Height 24 cm · Width 50 cm · Depth 27 cm
© Bloom`s

You can find the whole series here BLOOM’s Praxis Ausgabe 107 Sept/Okt 2019

This is how it is done

Step 1

Attach the chicken wire to the back of a board on one side using staples.

Step 2

Place the watered NatureSource™ brick on its face under the chicken wire and staple the other side of the chicken wire to the back of the board as well.

Step 3

Then thread the pieces of bark on winding wire to form a chain. Place this chain as a border around the brick and fix it in place. Fill in the gaps with additional pieces of bark that have been wired on. Then wire the remaining wire on the remaining floral elements and work them into the workpiece. Finally, loosely wrap the tendrils around and fix them in place.

Products used in this creation.

OASIS® NatureSource™ Maxlife Brick

Floral Foam made from 20 % biobased* raw materials.

*DIN EN ISO 14021 proves 20 % biobased ingredients, of which 13 % are proven biobased carbon according to DIN EN 16785-1, test center TÜV Rheinland. Tolerances of the suction time are possible.