Flower Crafting in Miniature

Lady_L(z6 NJ)March 12, 2004

I'd like to learn how to make miniature plants, flowers and gardens. Does anyone have some suggestions on what materials work best or any how tos. Thanks.

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mollies(z5 Chicagoland)

It depends on what you mean by "miniature". Did you have a particular scale in mind? You might start by checking out model train books for ideas, since model train stuff comes in scales ranging from 1:24 to 1:160.

    Bookmark   March 15, 2004 at 12:35AM
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nandina(8b)

You will find a book published in 1999, MAKING MINIATURE GARDENS by Freida Gray very helpful. She does a nice job of explaining details of flower making and miniature garden construction. Have fun!

    Bookmark   March 17, 2004 at 7:24PM
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flowersandthings(MidAtlantic 6/7)

You could make a terrarium with indoor plants plant them in a pretty jug...... of course bonsai is an option ..... :) .....

    Bookmark   March 18, 2004 at 3:30AM
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Lady_L(z6 NJ)

Nadina, thank you for the book recommendation. Lynn

    Bookmark   March 23, 2004 at 11:59AM
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NewPenny(z8a-7b WA, USA)

I used tiny baby ferns, little bits of small mosses ect planted inside of clear X-mass balls.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2004 at 2:26AM
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