Bring Spring to Life with Floral Couture and LIFEWTR

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Making floral couture has been a hobby of mine for many years. When the spring equinox peaks I am overcome with inspiration from all the beautiful blooms here in North Carolina. From bradford pear trees to dogwoods to my personal favorite, crepe myrtles, there is an endless bounty of beauty when spring arrives. With my little basket and some garden shears, I go outside and collect every unique bloom or leaf I see. All of the spring colors and freshness in the air is so inspiring.

While I sit down to make my floral couture pieces, I love having a drink of LIFEWTR to help me get inspired. The colorful and expressive packaging refreshes my mind and the purified water and pH balanced with electrolytes keeps my body hydrated. I absolutely love that I can conveniently pick up my favorite LIFEWTR bottles at any 7-Eleven store. Seriously! One quick trip to your local 7-Eleven and you can score the tastiest and freshest water, and admire the beautiful packaging – inspiration on the outside, hydration on the inside.

To make floral couture you don’t need many things. All you need is to follow these easy steps:

  1. Get your materials together: You will need some live flowers (wild or store bought), scissors, white poster board, a pencil and some LIFEWTR to keep you inspired and hydrated.
  1. Sketch a mannequin that you will be making the floral couture for.
  2. Then, gently pull apart your flower petals and make each part of the flower into its own pile.
  3. Start arranging your materials as you wish. You can redesign your favorite runway looks in floral form, of you can create a piece that was completely imagined by you!

 

My favorite thing to make with floral couture is fairy-inspired outfits. With all of the different shapes and sizes of flower petals, the inspiration is endless. You can redesign your favorite Disney princess dresses or make up something completely on your own. Whatever gets you outside and your brain pumped up with creativity!

This project is so innovative and fun for all ages. I love that there are no boundaries in this fun, creative project – just make what you feel. I’m so happy I have a fun seasonal activity that makes me go outside to appreciate the beauty of nature, and allows me to be artistic. With a sip of LIFEWTR from 7-Eleven the inspiration is ever-flowing.

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18 Comments

  1. Amy Desrosiers
    March 27, 2017 / 9:44 AM

    These are super gorgeous creations! I love the fairy outfits and kind of would love to see one transform into a real life attire. #client

  2. Nataly
    March 28, 2017 / 9:49 AM

    I love those floral creations and this water looks tasty! I need to try it next time!

  3. March 28, 2017 / 11:00 AM

    I literally buy that water because of their awesome packaging!! It’s so colorful and makes me ready for summer!!

  4. March 28, 2017 / 4:04 PM

    Been seeing these everywhere! Love this project so much – the flower couture is such a cute idea and you’re so right that it’s fun for all ages.

    Sabrina | Gypsy Tan

    • tayloraube
      March 28, 2017 / 4:30 PM

      Thanks so much girl! It was a fun project 🙂

  5. March 28, 2017 / 4:31 PM

    I saw these in the store the other day and tbh, I wanted to try one just because of the packaging! haha!

    -Morgan
    How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

    • tayloraube
      March 30, 2017 / 11:32 AM

      Thanks Courtney! This was such a fun project.

  6. Alice
    March 29, 2017 / 5:49 PM

    Same! I’ve seen Life Water everywhere and I still haven’t tried it yet. Your art is gorgeous too btw!

    xo,
    Alice at Lone Star Looking Glass

  7. Anna Cobbs
    March 30, 2017 / 8:44 AM

    I love their labels – so cool!!! I haven’t tried this yet but definitely will now!

    xx – anna
    fleurdille.com

    • tayloraube
      April 6, 2017 / 11:09 AM

      Isn’t it so perfect? I’m not going to lie I still have my bottles and I refill them, they are just so cute!

  8. March 31, 2017 / 4:26 PM

    What fun water bottles- would totally buy simply because of the cute label haha

    • tayloraube
      April 6, 2017 / 11:09 AM

      Right?! Packaging is so important!

    • tayloraube
      April 6, 2017 / 11:09 AM

      Yes girl! They are so great and they come out with new artwork every few months 🙂

  9. April 20, 2017 / 8:27 PM

    I see this water every time I go to Target! I just need to try it.

    Best,

    Candace

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