Choose a box, bag, tin, wrap, or other container that fits your style and wedding, and add special touches such as ribbon, silk rosebuds, raffia, charms, tags, or special messages.
For example, if you want a grass skirt that is approximately 20 inches long, cut 40 inches strips of raffia.Starting at the center of the rope, tie the doubled raffia to the rope.
When the sheets are all dry, put them in order and staple together, or use a hole punch to punch a hole in the top part of the hearts and tie together with ribbon or raffia.
A variety of online costume retailers offer a conservative hula girl costume for toddlers, which includes a matching floral print top and bottom trimmed with plastic raffia.
Decorate the cover, and bind the book together with staples, or punch holes through each of the coupons and the cover and tie it with raffia or decorative ribbon.
Slight ties of soft cotton wool or worsted, or moist raffia, are then applied.
Bast fibre and raffia fibre are to be preferred for light subjects of this character, as they can be split to any degree of fineness.
Raffia - which has taken the place of bast - is generally used for tying, and grafting wax is only used occasionally with such plants under glass.
For tying plants to trellises and stakes soft tarred string or raffia (the fibre from the Raphia palm of Madagascar) is used.
The training of certain bedding plants over the surface of the soil is done by small pegs of birch wood or bracken, by loops of wire or cheap hair-pins, or sometimes by loops of raffia having the ends fixed in the soil by the aid of the dibble.