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NOUVEAU VERTICAL

by Hitomi Gilliam, AIFD

BASIC:
STRUCTURE Cylinders (9”), OASIS™ Floral Mesh (Silver), OASIS™ Bind Wire (Natural), OASIS® UGLU™ Adhesive Dashes, OASIS™ Bullion Wire (Silver) and OASIS® Water Tubes (4”) from Smithers-Oasis North America; glass rods; permanent red berry sprays
BOTANICALS Gerbera jamesonii (miniature Transvaal daisy, miniature Barberton daisy, Germini®); Helleborus spp. (hellebore); Ornithogalum thyrsoides (chincherinchee, wonder flower, star-of-Bethlehem); Pseudotsuga menziesii branches and cones (Douglas fir, Oregon pine); Isopogon formosus foliage (rose cone flower); Alocasia sanderiana foliage (elephant’s ear); lichen branches

ADVANCED:
STRUCTURE Grande Cylinder (7”), OASIS™ Floral Mesh (Silver), OASIS™ Bind Wire (Natural), OASIS® Water Tubes (4”), Midollino Extenders made with OASIS™ Midollino Sticks (Natural), OASIS™ Aluminum Wire (Silver), OASIS™ Bullion Wire (Silver) and OASIS® UGLU™ Adhesive Dashes from Smithers-Oasis North America; white yarn; glass rods; Boza Rose Linen Flower Wrapping Mesh
BOTANICALS Dahlia spp.; Ranunculus asiaticus (Persian buttercup); Scabiosa spp. Scoop® Series (pincushion flower, scabious); Zantedeschia spp. (miniature calla); Phalaenopsis amabilis (moth orchid); Helleborus spp. (hellebore); Amaranthus caudatus (love-lies-bleeding, tassel flower); Jasminum spp. vine (jasmine, jessamine); Xanthorrhoea johnsonii (steelgrass)

ART:
STRUCTURE Cylinder (9”), OASIS™ Floral Mesh (Silver), OASIS™ Bind Wire (Natural), OASIS® Water Tubes (4”) and OASIS® UGLU™ Adhesive Dashes from Smithers-Oasis North America; glass rods; sheer mulberry paper (white)
BOTANICALS Ornithogalum thyrsoides (chincherinchee, wonder flower, star-of-Bethlehem); Phalaenopsis amabilis (moth orchid); Xanthorrhoea johnsonii (steelgrass); Ceropegia woodii (string-of-hearts, rosary vine); Tillandsia xerographica (air plant, bromeliad); Alocasia sanderiana foliage (elephant’s ear); lichen branches

HALLOWEEN GROWS UP

by Lori McNorton

BOTANICALS Rosa spp. ‘Mother of Pearl’ (hybrid tea rose), Chrysanthemum morifolium (disbud chrysanthemum), Eryngium maritimum (sea holly), Hypericum androsaemum (tutsan, St. John’s wort), Eucalyptus gunnii (cider gum)
NONBOTANICAL MATERIALS Brilliant Gold Colortool Spray from Design Master Color Tool; Oasis Instant Floral Foam Maxlife and Oasis Florist Wire (22 gauge) from Smithers-Oasis North America; black glittered spider web, jewel spider and mask from craft store; milk-glass pedestal container

BOUNTIFUL HARVEST

by Orit Hertz, EMC

BOTANICALS Alstroemeria spp. (Peruvian lily, lily-of-the-Incas); Antirrhinum majus (snapdragon); Scabiosa spp. Scoop® Series (pincushion flower, scabious); Brassica oleracea (ornamental kale); Moluccella laevis (bells-of-Ireland, shell flower); Dianthus barbatus ‘Green Trick’ (hybrid sweet William); Hedera helix (English ivy); Cocos nucifera (coconut); branches; tree-trunk slab

NONBOTANICAL MATERIALS Oasis Bind Wire (Natural), Oasis All-temp Glue Sticks; Oasis Floral Foam Maxlife; Floratape Stem Wrap (Brown) from Smithers-Oasis North America; 14 and 18 gauge wire; plastic and glass water tubes; cellophane

LIVING GREEN SCREEN

by Arthur Williams, AIFD, EMC, CPF

BOTANICALS Monstera deliciosa (split-leaf philodendron, Swiss-cheese leaf), Serenoa repens (saw palmetto, palmetto fan, palm fan), Cycas circinalis (sago palm, queen sago, fern palm), Chrysalidocarpus/Dypsis lutescens (areca palm, butterfly palm)

NONBOTANICAL MATERIALS Maroon, Flat Black, Flat White and Ivory Colortool Sprays and 24KT Pure Gold Premium Metals Spray from Design Master Color Tool, Oasis Florist Netting from Smithers-Oasis North America; 1-inch-diameter metal piping and 1-inch-diameter PVC piping; cable ties.

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