At the second day the designers have to make two assignments. The first is a table arrangement, named 'Green Tea for Two'. On a round table they have to create their masterpiece in two hours time, taking into account that the maximum height is two meters. The second preliminary event is a bridal bouquet with no size restrictions, but obviously the 'Oriental Pearl Bride' must still be able to carry the designers creation.
Green Tea for Two
I wanted to create a romantic intimate table for two with the couple facing each other. By making the table semi enclosed and softening the colour intensity and using flowing forms creates the romantic feel.
Since the table is Romantic I would like to have a cup of tea with Ross my husband, as he built the table and we haven’t had much of a chance to spend time over a cup of tea lately.
I like top quality products. By always demanding the best quality product you get longevity of life, perfection of form and richness of colour which makes your work stand out.I would like to thank Dutch Creations for their kind support of beautiful products to help achieve this at the world cup.
"Through months spent on research many designs were initially sketched before a few were chosen to be made into 10% scaled models. The final design chosen is what evolved from this. We knew it was very ambitious and at times through the process thought it would break us, but I think it was worth it."
I wanted to include “the pearl" , but didn't want to do the obvious, so by creating a "Pearl" out of pink shell central in the design gives me the look and lustre I require. The frame was then created to be the “Flower" with the pearl as the centre. I also found some amazing natural seed pearls to add to the effect.
I often use a combination of techniques in wedding work to achieve the look wanted ,especially within the rules stipulated for this competition.At the end of the day a bridal bouquet needs to look beautiful and be made with beautiful flowers and to be aesthetically pleasing .
With the unconditional support of Ross and his creativity we have been able to reach a level of design I can be proud of. We have created everything ourselves apart from the paint.I would like to thank Interflora New Zealand and everyone who has given support in our bid to be successful at the Floristry world cup.
"I chose the flowers mostly for colour, form, beauty and movement."