Easy to create, these custom ribbon-covered spheres exude designer
A bowl of textured orbs is
a popular home accent, and this trendy update adapts to any
decorating scheme with different choices of ribbons. A crazy-quilt
effect is created with various plaid ribbons in differing widths.
The edges of the ribbons are pressed into plastic-foam spheres using
a knife or scoring tool. Monobotanical spheres of fresh carnations,
billy buttons and button spray chrysanthemums transform the
collection into a contemporary floral centerpiece.
carnations, billy buttons
(Craspedia) and button spray chrysanthemums from favorite
suppliers; ribbons from Berwick Offray and Lion Ribbon; Styrofoam™
Balls from FloraCraft; Oasis® Spheres from Oasis® Floral Products.
This design was excerpted from the book Ribbons and
Flowers, which combines ribbons with flowers in 40
floral design projects for a variety of seasons and
holidays, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step how-to
To order, click “Bookstore,” or call
(800) 367-4708. Softcover. 98 pages. $24.95.
to purchase the current issue of Florists' Review.