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shaping foam                                                                                                MATERIALS: Artesia The Floral Spa wet floral foam
                                                                                                            from FloraCraft; Atlantic Waterproof Tape from
   Before placing a piece of floral foam into a relatively narrow container, cut away the cor-              Milton Adler Company; Sculpted Daisy Planter
ners of the foam for easier watering. The sloped edges will allow water to smoothly trickle                 from burton + BURTON.
downward rather than splashing off the flat surface of the foam.

STEP 1 Cut the floral foam to fit the width and depth  STEP 2 Secure the foam in the container by placing   STEP 3 Tape around the rim of the container to help
of the container, and cut the top corners at angles.   pieces of waterproof tape over it and over the       secure the other pieces of tape.
                                                       edges of the vessel as shown.

repurposing unused pieces                                                                                   MATERIALS: Artesia The Floral Spa wet floral
                                                                                                            foam from FloraCraft; Geo Diamond Vase
   By saving extra pieces of floral foam as you shape foam bricks for other designs, you can                from burton + BURTON.
partially fill containers before adding whole foam pieces.

STEP 1 Fill the bottom of the container with remnant   STEP 2 Place floral foam on top of the foam chunks   STEP 3 Cut the corners for easier watering after the
chunks of floral foam.                                 to reach the desired height above the rim of         design is completed, and tape the foam in the
                                                       the container.                                       container as shown above.

foam adornment                                                                                              MATERIALS: Artesia The Floral Spa wet floral foam
                                                                                                            from FloraCraft; Variegated Aspidistra Ti Leaf
   When placed into a clear container, floral foam becomes a visible part of the                            Floral Ribbon from Harvest Import; Oasis Greening
arrangement unless it’s properly concealed with ribbon, foliage, or other botanical                         Pins from Smithers-Oasis Company; 5” Cube Vase
or nonbotanical material.                                                                                   from Syndicate Sales.

STEP 1 Wrap a square piece of floral foam with         STEP 2 Secure the leaf-patterned ribbon to the foam  STEP 3 Place the ribbon-wrapped foam into a
leaf-patterned ribbon.                                 on one side with greening pins.                      square vase.

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