What is floral tape: purpose and types
Floral tape plays an important role in creating floral arrangements and decoration of the holidays. Thanks to the strength and elasticity of this material is often used in some types of needlework.
What is floral tape
This is a special synthetic fabric with an adhesive surface that is used in floral design. It is very elastic and durable, which makes it indispensable in the process of registration of different bouquets and gift arrangements. The other name of the material – tape floral.
In sale there are tape-tape of different colors. But they all have a standard width of 13 mm.
Externally, the floral tape looks like a non-woven synthetic material.
Use floral teip-tape
The main purpose of tape-tape – decorated wire, used to then make stems for the flowers are handmade. So, this improvised material used in creating paper bouquets, flowers from cold porcelain or polymer clay. Also, the floral tape is used in many other types of crafts: quilling, beading, ceramics, etc.
Also it is indispensable in the manufacture of such popular trees of beads and money. The correct tape color makes it invisible among the other parts.
Floristic materials and are often used when creating candy bouquets. So, the ribbon is dark green in color, are indispensable to the masking stems of flowers candy.
- Easy stretches.
- Tightly placed on the surface of the workpiece.
- Due to the elasticity and shape.
- Allows you to extend the freshness of the cut flower.
In addition, the tape is an excellent material for machining smooth surface before fixation of floral compositions.
Varieties of tape
To date, the sale has a great range of teip-tape, which differ in both colors and price. So each master has the possibility to choose the material most suitable to create a particular composition.
You should also be aware that floral tape is produced by different manufacturers. Therefore, the quality of this material may vary.
According to experts, the best are tape-tape:
- "Dioxide" is a very elastic and durable tape having water-repellent properties. It is perfectly stretched and securely locks the elements. Basically tape the "Dioxide" is used for handling cut flowers and stems to create a festive compositions.
- – Waterproof durable tape based on synthetic. The main advantage of this tape – coating the "ribs" of cotton. This gives the material extra softness and easier to work with them. Sash "Encore" is used for a bunch of flowers in bouquets and fixation of fresh cut flowers.