Add a Capiz-shell collar to your bouquet. Attach a shell to
an 8cm length of wire using a glue gun. Glue a second shell
to the back of the first. repeat to create enough for the
collar. Attach the wires to the stems with floristry tape.
wrap the stems in ribbon and add a ribbon bow.
Sweet pea, Mother's Choice peony and David Austin rose
bouquet, from £70, By Appointment Only Design. Capiz shells,
10p, C Best. ribbon, £2 per metre, VV rouleaux. Floristry
tape, 77p for 50m, Easy Florist Supplies.
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Get Them Growing
Scatter seed elements and watch guests bloom into budding gardeners