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Dress up your party look with floral DIY! Floral wire and tape are important tools when it comes to design for both flowers and other plant material. Join Arrin and learn what situations call for which techniques and how to best employ them. To demonstrate, Arrin will make a boutonniere and a hair piece.
To learn more about using floral adhesive and see a demonstration for a modern wrist corsage, please check out Arrin's previous USBG online program, Floral Wearables with Adhesive.
Intended Audience: Beginner. Suitable for budding learners, this program contains introductory level information for getting started on the topic.
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Arrin Sutliff creates site-specific, and time based work using plants, flowers, and digital media. Based in DC, Arrin is the owner of Tint Floral, which focuses on design for weddings and events. Informed by the season, she relies on local growers and nurseries for blooms and foliage.
Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.
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