19 April 2012
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I glued tiny water filled drinking straws at a slight angle into the nutshell to give the plant material a water source. But both the Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink' flowers and the Ceropegia woodii leaves will remain turgid out of water for at least a few days. The variegated grass will dry and curl slightly but will keep it's shape tucked under the rosary vine.
Tuck the thinnest part of a corsage magnet into a nutshell.
Glue the Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink' blossoms to cover the magnet.
Finish the design with a sparkly bead, two heart shaped Ceropegia woodii leaves and a variegated ribbon grass folded like an awareness ribbon
Fit the larger magnet at the back of the nutshell.
Floral fridge magnet ready to hang on your fridge door.
Here are some of my designs where I used this tutorial: