Layered greens are joined by cool blues in this fashion-forward holiday
display with an easy-to-make geometric screen.
most effective, displays must be segregated in some way from the other
merchandise in the store. By using either a solid background or a
partial visual barrier, customers' attention can be focused on the
products within the display. When several displays bleed into one
another without some sort of delineation, their messages become confused
A solid backdrop
isn't always necessary to set a display apart from the rest of the shop.
This modern geometric screen, fashioned of craft foam and clear
monofilament line, is an example of a partial barrier that visually
separates this holiday display from whatever is behind it.
rectangular vase inspires the dotlike curtain, which is suspended from a
dowel. And little floral product is needed in this display, where the
analogous hues of greens and blues are showcased in distinctive
geometric-patterned containers, which are the focus of the display.
Christmas ornaments in a variety of matte and shiny finishes clearly
communicate the season while repeating the circular backdrop.
blue-and-green-striped vase and rectangular dot vase from Mains
Importing; glass Square Vases in kiwi and Gathering Vase from Syndicate
Sales; tall green ceramic vase from Jackson Pottery Ltd.; trays from AA
Importing Inc.; permanent greenery from Sullivans and Melrose
International; ball ornaments from Winward International; butterfly
ornament from Mark Roberts; craft foam and monofilament line from craft
store. To contact these companies, see ŇProduct Source GuideÓ on Page
Excerpted from Florists’ Review 101 Silk & Dried Designs with How-To
Instructions. To order, call (800) 367-4708, or visit the
circles on sheets of craft foam, using the base of a cylinder vase
as a guide. Use varying sizes to create interest.
two holes in each circle, opposite each other, through which the
circles can be hung vertically from monofilament.
lengths of clear monofilament, and tie the circles of varying sizes
and colors together at intervals of about 1.5 to 2 inches.
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