Make an Orchid

How To : Make an orchid flower with gumpaste

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an orchid flower with gum paste. First, roll out the gum paste and then cut it into three different shapes to make the flower. Next, place a wire in the center of the petals and then place them on a mold to get the correct texture. After ...more

How To : Make an origami orchid

Learn how to make an origami orchid with expert tips on folding origami flowers in this free craft video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make an origami orchid. Make an origami orchid - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on Make an origami orchid - ...more

How To : Make edible sugar orchids for cake decorating

Love orchids? Then you'll love them even more when they're made of sugar and topping your next baked creation. Sugar orchids sound difficult to put together, but really they require nothing more than a little patience and sugarpaste. To learn how to make them, check out this c ...more

How To : Make a simple orchid silk flower arrangement

The art of floral arrangement is a fun & valuable skill. Dana Plazyk lends useful tips and tricks on making simple flower arrangements. Orchids are so elegant, especially when you can appreciate them all year long! You can do that with silk phalaenopsis orchids, artificial de ...more

How To : Make a paper orchid

To make a Paper Orchid you need to know the steps as follows: First fold a square sheet of origami stock paper into a triangle, bringing both points together. Use this as your flower base. Fold the paper again bringing both corners together. Rub your finger along the crease of ...more

How To : Make a buttercream orchid cake

Cake decorating is just another way for an artist to represent the kind of talent and vision they possess. A cake is not just a beautiful, sweet little snack, but a canvas in which an artist can be as creative as they can with using edible tools. This video tutorial shows you ...more

How To : Make an orchid basket for Mother's Day

If you've ever had a hard time finding a gift for your mom on Mother's Day, this tutorial may be what you need. In this video, you'll find out how to make an orchid basket easily using some very beautiful flowers. These cannot only be used for Mother's Day, but can be used as ...more

How To : Make an orchid corsage for wedding or prom

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an orchid wedding corsage. First, take some orchids and combine them together into a small bouquet. Next, take some leaves and place them on the back of the bouquet so they are surrounding the back of the flowers, not overpowering them. N ...more

How To : Fold an origami orchid

Learn how to make an origami "orchid" by slightly altering an origami iris / lily flower. This origami video shows how to make what I call an orchid flower... really it's something I made by mistake when first learning to make an origami lily / iris. You'll need to start from ...more

How To : Make gumpaste hibiscus flowers for cake decorating

Dressing up a cake with gum-paste flowers does not have to be difficult. Just follow the steps outlined by Brandi in this video tutorial to learn how to make gum-paste hibiscus flowers. To begin, buy some silk hibiscus flowers to use as a template for the flower. You will also ...more

Apply Alice in Wonderland : Mad Hatter makeup

This tutorial suits for Halloween occasions, featuring Glamour Doll Eyes, which is a perfect colors for the Mad Hatter. The shadows used in this tutorial are Cloud Coverage, Shaded Orchid, Love Spell and P inky Swear. Cotton balls are used for eyebrows and eyelash glue is used ...more

How To : Paint orchid flowers with watercolor paints

In this video, we learn how to pain orchid flowers with watercolor paints. Start out by using a light lilac color on the petals. Use a thin brush to push the colors around on the picture so you have slight shading around the different petals. Use a darker purple color in the m ...more

How To : Easily paint an orchid

In this art tutorial, you will learn how to draw and then paint an orchid. You will need a Chinese paintbrush, a plate for the paint, water and paper. For paint colors, you should make sure you have red, yellow, black, green, blue and purple. First, dip your brush into the wat ...more

How To : Draw an orchid in Sumi-e Chinese brush painting

Watch this instructional painting video to paint an orchid with India ink and watercolor on Chinese rice paper. This fluid style of painting takes lot of practice and does not allow for mistakes. Every brush stroke counts. Get out some newsprint to practice painting these beau ...more

News : The New York Times' Top 15 Kill-Proof Houseplants

With the aid of America's top botanical experts, Michael Tortorello of the New York Times has compiled a wonderful list of 15 hard-to-kill houseplants for the green thumb inept. Pictured above: One of Tortorello's experts, Mark Hoover, keeper of 878 houseplants.. Below, Tortor ...more

How To : Select orchids

Selecting orchid plants takes more than just admiring an orchid's flowers, but with the right information it can be quick and easy. To find the expert's secrets on orchid selection, Meghan Carter visited award winning orchidist Dick Wells of Hilltop Orchids and got to the bott ...more

How To : Paint an orchid in watercolors

Watercolor painting is a great way to bring any artistic design to life. Learn how to paint an orchid using watercolors from a professional artist in this free painting video series. Part 1 of 48 - How to Paint an orchid in watercolors. Paint an orchid in watercolors - Part 2 ...more

How To : Revive an orchid

Orchids are amazing flowers to grow, but you have to do it just right. If your orchid is starting to wilt or is no longer growing properly, check out this tutorial and get useful tips on how to revive it. In this video, Tom and Joani Maccubbin show you the best ways to re-pot ...more

How To : Care for orchids

Orchid care isn't as difficult as you think, and to discover the orchid care secrets, Meghan Carter visited award-winning orchid breeder Dick Wells. There she discovered the best technique for growing orchids.

How To : Origami an orchid flower

Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Perhaps something in the orcidacae family? You're in luck. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own decorative orchids from folded paper. For more information, and to g ...more

How To : Grow orchids indoors

This video series gives you expert knowledge on growing orchids indoors. William Hutchinson teaches you all about many varieties of orchids and how to grow them successfully in your home. In this series he shares his experience growing orchids on bark, osmundine, sphagnum, and ...more

How To : Care for plaenopsis orchids

They're known the world over and grow in some pretty strange places. But, as Allen Smith shows us, orchids don't have to be foreign to you. They can however be tricky to care for. Phalenopsis orchids are a great orchid for beginners. Watch this video gardening tutorial and lea ...more

How To : Make a corsage

Why justify the cost of buying a corsage from your local florist? Make an affordable corsage yourself that reflects your personal style. You Will Need * Flowers * Leaves * Scissors * Wire cutters * Floral wire * Floral tape * Baby’s breath or other filler * Colored elastic tap ...more

How To : Fold a napkin into an orchid

This video demonstrates how to make the orchid napkin fold. This is a simple way to dress a table and is best with a solid colored napkin that is well starched.

How To : Grow orchids

Although most of us can't grow Mangoes or Avocados or some of the other plants we're looked at, most everyone can grow or enjoy Orchids. Today they're readily available and there are thousands of species and it's believed there are thousands that have yet to be been discovered ...more

How To : Make a Purple Rain Martini

A specialty among select Miami bars, Purple Rain is a sweet martini with a layering technique that gives the drink its signature purple glow. You will need vodka, wild berry martini mix, cherry juice, a shaker filled with ice, a spoon for layering effect and a purple orchid to ...more

How To : Walkthrough Heavy Rain - Chapter 4: Sexy Girl

Back at the club, you meet a sexy girl, but is that a good thing or a bad thing? Who is the killer? Still don't know? Well, just remember, in Heavy Rain, when it rains, it pours, meaning, don't trust anyone. See how to beat Chapter 4 - Sexy Girl. Origami makes it to the video ...more

How To : Care for orchids & ensure they last for years

Ensure your orchids last for years with Sarah Raven's video advice on caring for cymbidium and phalaenopsis varieties as houseplants. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more videos that give practical gardening advice fro ...more

How To : Water Phalaenopsis orchids

This video shows the viewer how to correctly water Phalaenopsis orchids. According to the video these are the type of orchids that most people have in their homes. The instructions are to water your orchid with Luke-warm water once every 7-10 days, or as often as is needed. Th ...more

How To : Repot a Phalaenopsis orchid in a bark mix

In this tutorial, we learn how to repot a phalaenopsis orchid in a bark mix. First, take out all the moss from the plant and wash off the roots. After this, get the plant ready for trimming and trim it at the very bottom of the roots. Measure the depth of the pot to make sure ...more

How To : Breed and deal orchids

This video series gives you expert knowledge on growing orchids and finding help in your local area. Bill Hutchinson talks with you about breeding and crossbreeding orchids, the importance of naming new orchids, and how to research your plants. He also gives you advice on taki ...more

How To : Care for a Phalaenopsis Orchid

This is a great series of videos demonstrating how to care for Phalaenopsis orchids. You'll learn how to best plant in order to get full bloom and growth. Part 1 of 2 - How to Care for a Phalaenopsis Orchid. Part 2 of 2 - How to Care for a Phalaenopsis Orchid.

How To : Appy MAC "Show Orchid" lipstick to your lips

This is a makeup tutorial video on how to apply MAC "Show Orchid" lipstick on your lips. After using the primer on your lids, apply eyeshadow. Apply eyeliner of your choice. You can use eyeliner but it is purely optional. Apply some bronzer after applying liquid foundation. Us ...more

How To : Care for a Cymbidium Orchid

Cymbidium orchids are beautiful flowers. They are perfect decorations for spring time, Easter and many other occasions. If you are thinking of using these lovely flowers around your home or garden, check out this tutorial and learn how to care for them properly so that they la ...more

How To : Pick out easy orchids to grow for your home

Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist with Southwest Yard and Garden, and Rick Hobson of Rowlands Nursery, demonstrate how to pick out orchids for your home. Dendrobium Phalaenopsis orchids are very graceful with its long spray and is a very popular orchid. They make great st ...more

How To : Plant orchids and care for the development

This video series gives you expert knowledge on orchid growth and structures. William Hutchinson teaches you all about the leaves, roots, pseudobulbs, and preferred growing conditions of many common orchid types. This is the first in four series on orchid care. Part 1 of 16 - ...more

How To : Create a Minnesota Vikings football makeup look

Football season is in full swing, and while it's fun painting your face half in blue and half in yellow, there are less tacky ways for showing your love and support for the Minnesota Vikings. Check out this video to learn how to create a sexy Minnesota Vikings inspired makeup ...more

How To : Create an exotic Cattleya orchird nail look

Cattleya orchids are amongst the rarer orchid species, known for their almost jellyfish-like, ethereal lower sections and great range of color. So what better way to experiment with bright nail colors than buy painting some of these exotic orchids on your nails? Check out thi ...more

How To : Take care of orchids during the winter

Orchids are some of the most beautiful flowers that you can own, but they are tropical and if you live somewhere with bad winters you have to take special steps to take care of your plants. Watch this video to find out how.

How To : Walkthrough Heavy Rain - Chapter 3: The Butterfly

Butterflies are usually sweet and innocent, but not in the downpour that is Heavy Rain. In this PS3 walkthrough, see what's up with the Butterfly and if you're ever going to catch the Origami Killer. See how to beat Chapter 3 - The Butterfly. Origami makes it to the video gam ...more

How To : Walkthrough Heavy Rain - Chapter 1: Father and Son

Nothing can beat a father and son. Check out this Heavy Rain video walkthrough for the PS3 on "Father and Son". Do you think you're getting closer to catching the murderous Origami Killer in this level? See how to beat Chapter 1 - Father and Son. Origami makes it to the video ...more

How To : Paint a Goering Cymbidium in Sumi-e ink

Check out this video to learn how to paint the Goering Cymbidium. Cymbidium is the basic object that the Sumi-e painter must learn at first. There are many kinds of orchids. In sumi-e, this kind of orchid is painted alot. You have to get technique how to draw a beatuiful line ...more

How To : Plant an orchid

Orchids are a beautiful sign of spring and give off a lovely aroma in anyone's yard. In this tutorial learn how to plant orchids and make your landscape that much more lovely. This video will show you all that you need to know about selecting the right type of seed, knowing wh ...more

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