In two weeks, I'm going to be doing the flowers for a friends wedding. M wants a bouquet of orchids, my first trial was a big disaster. Here is attempt #2. I had to wire about 24 mini orchids.
Or course, I'm still making tons of errors. The wires I purchased were slightly too large so every time I inserted them into the orchids, the head would snap off. Argh. At least I will know to purchase thinner wires for the actual day off.
I actually had a hard time placing all the flowers in just the right position. Every time I added a new stem, the rest would slide out of place.
It took me a good 40 minutes to get the shape M wanted for her bouquet. I'm pleased with the final result :) I know the bouquet is a little small and I will have to use double the amount of orchids for the day off. I just hope I can repeat what I did yesterday in two weeks. Yikes!