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The Joy of Lettering
It's easy to create lettering using flowers that you can pick up from your local florist. Follow along to create this pretty ampersand. Then try lettering your initials or your favorite number.

There are myriad creative and beautiful ways to create unique lettered artwork with a variety of unusual materials. From food to flowers to found objects, anything is fair game! Try these easy methods for lettering with found materials, and then experiment with other materials to see what you can come up with!

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  • How to make a flowers & rosettes. Live Florals - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin to arrange small bits of flowers and plants in the shape of your letter, placing flowers and leaves over the cut ends of stems to create a seamless look.

  • How to make a flowers & rosettes. Live Florals - Step 2
    Step 2

    Continue building the letterform, tucking stems and flower ends underneath leaves to hide the transition from one piece to another. Tucking the ends in under the arrangement makes them appear
    as if they naturally grow there. Use bunches of short-cut plants to create the curves.

  • How to make a flowers & rosettes. Live Florals - Step 3
    Step 3

    Finish your arrangement with some bright accent flowers, and clean up any bits and pieces around the artwork. This may be a short-lived art form, but if you photograph your work you can preserve its beauty in prints for years to come!

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