How to make a composition?
You, like any woman, are very fond of flowers, delight in chic flower compositions on the pages of ladies' glossy magazines, but are you sure that only professional and florists can create such masterpieces only professional and florists with their houses? You are deeply mistaken in these convictions! You just do not know how to make a composition on your own. Let your creations seem unpretentious to the professionals, the main thing is the pleasure that you receive by creating your first composition and listening to the sincere delights of the household. And mastery is a business that will come with time.
How to make a composition of flowers?
To compose a flower arrangement any garden flowers that you have will do. To get a decent result, it is not necessary to use exotic orchids. Modest daisies or asters are sometimes much more appropriate and more beautiful. Flower arrangements can be monochrome. In this case, use flowers of several species, but the same color.Typical representatives of this trend are wedding arrangements consisting of white roses and lilies. Contrast-based bichromic compositions are good. Spring bouquets of yellow and purple crocuses or irises are simply irresistible. Flower compositions in the style of "country" is a mix of colors, combined with each other, shades. White daisies, pink sweet peas and blue bells with openwork sprigs of grass resemble a delicate pattern on old English calico. And an abundance of yellow, orange, maroon chrysanthemums and gerberas, combined with purple maple leaves and a branch of a mountain ash, is strongly associated with an antique tapestry.
When creating floral compositions, in addition to flowers, decorative leaves, herbs, and branches of beautiful shape are often used. They are decorated with all sorts of bows of organza, satin or floral ribbon. Compositions of this type are called European. Most often they are given a spherical or ovoid shape and placed in low round vases, suitable for style and color.
To make a composition with your own hands, it is better for a beginner to opt for a small round bouquet of flowers of different kinds, but of one color, for example, yellow.The stems of plants should be carefully cut, and the flowers should be collected in a ball, while the larger ones should be placed in the center, while the smaller ones should be placed at the edges. But that is not all. In order for our bouquet to come alive and become a truly floral composition, we add carved leaves of asparagus, fern or gypsophila to it as a background and effectively tie it with violet satin ribbon. We immerse in a vase with water, in which you can add a tablet of activated carbon, and admire your creation.
Now that you know how to make a flower composition in the traditional way, you can safely move on to mastering more exotic ways of making decorative compositions - the mysterious Japanese ikebana, the art of creating beauty from three flowers and a fancifully curved branch, or how to make a composition from sweets.
Decorative compositions of sweets
Candy compositions have recently received a lot of fans, despite some oddity of the genre balancing on the verge between design and frank kitsch. But if you are a sweet tooth and you are not confused by the idea of sticking candies on a plastic base in order to give them the shape of a kitty or pineapple,or pierce them with toothpicks, in order to collect in an improvised bouquet, it means that you will certainly like this kind of creativity.
At this point, our story can be finished. It remains only to mention how to make the composition of the branches. Beautifully shaped branches are ground or polished, sometimes varnished and placed in a large, high decorative vase, most often floor-standing. They are decorated with dried flowers, hips or rowan.