Floral Foam versus Wire

The difference between both methods for the same arrangement

written by: Mayesh | 15-07-2020

Mayesh foam versus wire on thursd

Shean Strong, Mayesh design star, demonstrates the difference between using floral foam and floral netting (chicken wire) for a centerpiece arrangement by creating one of each.


Differences in Design


This tutorial is about all things centerpieces. Shean creates two separate centerpieces and they’re both exactly the same. One design though will be created using chicken wire and the other one with floral foam. This tutorial points out the importance of knowing how to do arrangements with both options. An objective showcase on how to make a centerpiece using floral foam versus chicken wire.

Watch Shean introduce both options while creating the exact same arrangement, which will be absolutely beautiful for you and your clients to enjoy!


The Video Tutorial


The Flower Arrangements

Below all images of the tutorial are shared with you to swoon over both designs and learn a bit more about the techniques and their results on the flower arrangements.



Foam versus wire mayesh - flower collection
A beautiful collection of flowers. Image courtesy Shauna Veasey Photography



Foam versus wire mayesh foam and wire arrangement - necessary tools
The tools. Image courtesy Shauna Veasey Photography



Mayesh foam versus wire on thursd
The tools. Image courtesy Shauna Veasey Photography



Foam versus wire mayesh - foam - on thursd
Foam arrangement. Image courtesy Shauna Veasey Photography


Floral Foam versus Wire

Do you see any difference?



You may also like
How I Gave Up Floral Foam by Pollen
How I Gave Up Floral Foam

We didn’t do it all at once...

Black Oasis on Thursd. - Feautured
Black Foam

Have you already tried this new floral trend?

Cinefleur article on Thursd featured
Floral Designer Eva Couve

Where architecture and flowers meet, by Cinefleur

5 Flower Initiatives on Thursd Facebook
5 Flower Initiatives Worth Your Time

More than often it is hard for flower shops around the world to learn about all flowers and plants available to them. What's better than to have some flower initiatives, especially made to reach florists?

foam free installations 2019 article featured on thursd
Foam Free Installations of 2019 by Winston & Main

To that end, here are some truly epic installations that I’m damn proud are #nofloralfoam

World floral expo on Thursd featured
World Floral Expo 2020

Not to miss, International Floral Trade Show in New York

interview floral installations featured on thursd
Floral Installations Transforms Gallery Spaces

As a classically trained artist, Law’s inspiration comes from the work of abstract expressionists

Floral Design Institute in Times of COVID-19
Floral Design Institute in Times of COVID-19

A virtual classroom during the coronavirus

Tobey Nelson article on Thursd featured
Why I Choose to be Foam-Free

From the beginning of my business, I have avoided using floral foam

all products

all florists

all growers

all breeders

all traders

all essentials