Pretty in Pink – Roses, Carnations, China Grass and Salal Leaves
Learning to making this floral gift was relatively easy. It could be a gift for a baby shower, new mothers or even for Valentine’s Day because of the heart shaped balloons and the pinkness of it.
I personally wouldn’t add the balloons because it could look a little bit tacky but for the sake of learning it’s good to know that you could combine flowers and other things in a floral gift.
The flowers we used were big fat pink roses and smaller carnations which were pinker in the middle and then softer around the edges. That would make the pink more varied and less boring. I particularly liked the use of the china grass which were bent to form a round divider between the flowers and the balloons. Salal leaves lined the edges of the oasis which were a good combination with the roses.
To make the balloons, you would need to keep two stalks after cutting them off the roses and then sticky tape them onto the bottom of the balloons. A girl accidentally burst one of her balloons in class while doing this so you would have to be careful for this step. The oasis was wrapped in paper and a pink ribbon was tied around the base as a final touch.
I think this would make a really sweet gift and it’s quite different from the usual bouquets.