Air Plant Mardi Gras Headdress Workshop!
Air Plant Mardi Gras Headdress Workshop!
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Luna Botanicals and Hundred Acre Design Studio + Shop team up to bring you an Air Plant Mardi Gras Headdress Workshop! February 3, from 12-3pm, we will craft the living, one of a kind headdress of your dreams! This light weight, long lasting plant holds such beautiful shape, while requiring minimal maintenance. One to two water spritzing sessions per week keeps this beauty alive for years.
When its not on the town, this unique piece can live on a nightstand as Art + Plant Friend. While most big, beautiful headdresses leave you hundreds in the hole, this wonderful experience of making, then rocking your own piece costs only $80.
Once the headdress is made, our in house photographer will snap a few headshots of you in your new masterpiece on the visually inspired streets of the French Quarter!
WHERE IS THE WORKSHOP LOCATED?
The January 21 workshop will be hosted at Hundred Acre Design in the French Quarter.
519 Wilkinson Street Suite 101
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
WHAT ARE AIR PLANTS?
Tillandsia is the scientific name for what is commonly referred to as air plants. Tillandsias are the largest genus in the Bromeliad or Bromeliaceae family with over 500 natural species and 200 hybrids.
Tillandsias are considered epiphytic plants. Epiphytes survive by absorbing water and nutrients through their leaves, and use their root system to anchor to other plants, rocks and structures. Ephipytes are not parasites - they do not draw any nutrients from what they are attached to, therefore they can attach to anything - meaning your air plant mounting medium is limited only by your imagination.
Tillandsias grow naturally in Central America, South America and southern parts of the United States. Thick-leaf tillandsias grow in desert areas, they store water in their thick leaves in between rains. Thin-leaf tillandsias grow in areas that receive generous rainfall.
Luckily, these unique botanicals can also flourish indoors with proper sunlight and care! Sign up for our workshop to learn how to put these oddity plant on display in your home, and how to properly nurture these fluffy, spiky, spectacular botanical specimens.
WHAT HAPPENS IN THE WORKSHOP?
We will lay out a variety of air plants and Mardi Gras accessories and help you in constructing your very own Mardi Gras head piece! We'll show you the proper methods in how to make your head piece stable, and help you personalize it for a long that screams YOU this Mardi Gras Season!
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE WORKSHOP?
The price of admission is $80. All supplies, plants, instruction and care information is included. We will provide Mardi Gras accessories ranging from feathers to glitter sticks - feel free to bring your own accessories to personalize your head piece as well!
WHAT IS LUNA BOTANICALS?
Luna Botanicals is a New Orleans based plant design team specializing in interior plant styling, planting workshops, as well as modern landscape design and installation. The Luna Botanicals team designs and crafts a variety of living art by hand. Some of their work consists of dramatic mounted staghorn ferns, intricate terrariums, living green walls, mixed media art installations and anything else botanical that inspires.
The pair behind Luna Botanicals consists of Jeanne & Stephen Luna, a married couple living, crafting and enjoying life in New Orleans. Luna Botanicals came to fruition through a shared respect for the healing and meditative power of nature. Stephen graduated in Landscape Architecture from LSU and several years experience in the field. Jeanne has a degree in Marketing with a background in branding, merchandising and product development. Together, they combine their professional experience and passion for nature to design, plant and grow.
Luna Botanicals strives to cultivate a plant collection that breathes life and tranquility into both interior and exterior spaces through hard-to-find, but easy-to-grow plants that anyone can find joy in nurturing.
WHERE DO I FIND LUNA BOTANICALS PRODUCTS?
We craft a variety of custom products, which can be found at pop-ups around New Orleans. We do custom pieces from small terrariums, to large scale installations.
Feel free to contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for custom orders…and any of your plant needs!