Create these sensational floral favors… perfects for Valentine’s Celebrations.

Decor that doubles as a takeaway! These two clever and irresistible design projects are sure to impress your customers and their guests…showcasing the beauty of flowers as a favor of love. Water tubes keep fresh blooms looking their absolute best and allow for extended prep time.

DESIGN 1

Single stems as party favors and placeholders. Plus, when grouped in larger quantities, they become table decor.

Materials:

  • Collection of clear vases
  • Wooden Calla Stems Oasis Floral Products
  • UGlu Dashes Oasis Floral Products
  • Clear acrylic water tubes Oasis Floral Products
  • Various fine papers by Florescence
  • Baker’s twine, ribbon, cable ties, yarn, etc.
  • Rosa hybrida ‘Tess’ Alexandra Farms
  • Schinus terebinthifolia
  • Alstroemeria aurea
  • Rosa hybrida

STEPS

  • Cut various fine papers into triangles in desired size.
  • Attach UGlu on the reverse of the wooden calla stem in two places.
  • Adhere fine paper, roll until the paper is completely wrapped, secure with an additional UGlu dash.
  • Wrap decorative twine, ribbon, yarn, etc., if desired.
  • Place a single bloom or a small cluster of blooms into a 3” water tube with water.
  • Place flower and water tube inside of the wooden calla stem.
  • Cluster in clear glass vases or place as a single stem.
  • Urge your customers to encourage their guests to take a favor!

DESIGN 2

Mini bouquets: Fun-sized arrangements to be used as place holders and/or party favors.

Materials:

  • UGlu Dashes Oasis Floral Products
  • Clear acrylic water tubes Oasis Floral Products
  • Various fine papers by Florescence
  • Baker’s twine, ribbon, cable ties, yarn, etc.
  • Rosa hybrida ‘Tess’ Alexandra Farms
  • Schinus terebinthifolia
  • Alstroemeria aurea
  • Rosa hybrida
  • Ruscus aculeatus bleached

Steps:

  • Cut various fine papers into 6” squares.
  • Layer the papers for interest.
  • Place a single bloom or small cluster of blooms into a 3” water
  • tube with water.
  • Fold the bottom corner up, then the sides one at a time.
  • Secure with a UGlu dash, cable tie, baker’s twine, yarn, ribbon, etc.
  • Display on guests’ individual place settings.
  • Urge your customers to encourage their guests to take a favor!

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