Now I express my creativity with different mediums (instead of only fresh flowers) but still find myself drawn to the floral form.
Because of this I decided to teach myself French Flower making. It is a traditional millinery skill which involves heated brass tools to shape and stretch fabric.
Below are a few pics of construction to guide you in the process. The best advice I can give you is to look at lots of pictures of flowers, especially roses, to see the natural form and look of the blooms. This will really help you when you go to assemble yours!