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Have you ever had one of those moments when you thought 
 "why didn't I think of that!?!"
I had such a moment at a recent design show/workshop 
in Santa Clara featuring Hitomi Gillium.

As many of you know, we've been creating wire free form bases for our 
corsages here at Twigs for a couple years.
they look like this.... a wide-ish area for the flowers which narrows & continues to twist around the arm.

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage
Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage


One of the projects at the workshop was to create one of these- 
"Cool! I already know how to do this!" I thought to myself- but there was a slight difference
 that altered the end result entirely.

Here are a couple I just completed - Our 'new & improved' design now
tapers down to a single wire, we've also added delicate angle hair wire.
The new version is much more versatile and light weight. 

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage

Wear low on the wrist with the end curling up the arm,

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage

Wear it high on the wrist with the end curling around your
hand or fingers.

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage

or wear it centered on the wrist with the end floating above the flowers.
I LOVE the versatility of this new base & the result is so light in design and actual weight.

Continuing education is important in the floral industry.
New trends arise, new products are introduced & fresh exciting techniques are
developed to combine the two. Attending design shows, national symposiums or workshops puts me in a place where I can learn about all three.

It certainly provides lots of opportunity for
the light bulb clicks on!

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage

Shooting Star wire wrist wrap  #PromFlowers #wristcorsage

Tracey Foster
Yerington, Nevada


  1. That must be very complicated to make this. Beautiful.

  2. These are some fine flowers, love the detailed work.

  3. Thank you everyone- I really appreciate the nice comments!!

    1. These are really beautiful. Do you have instructions on how to make these beauties. I will gladly order the stock required from you. Do you deliver to Cape Town south Africa


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