Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
A spongy home for this octopus orchid
and dunked… “perfect!” said the pretty octopus... orchid
Soak a small sponge to create a water source for a small focal flower.
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
Tuck one half of a corsage magnet in a nutshell before designing to create a floral fridge magnet
Polystyrene or Styrofoam makers ideal shapes to pin or glue plant material to.
Stack snippets of grass on a wire frame to make a floating pyramid armature
It's not really what we call things that matter but what they are made of- in this design, it's made of all three types of Oasis and wool.
A Touchstone is something or even someone that you can rely on to evaluate the strength or worth of an idea or concept.
Three Lilies plaited to create a sensational, singular flower "growing" out of a Equisetum dome filled with Rainbow Oasis pebbles.
The elongated heart shape Echeveria waist corsage is meant to be worn low around the hip as a trailing ribbon clasp.
Sunday April 22 is Earth day and a tiny floral fridge magnet is a wonderful reminder of just how beautiful our planet is.
The emotions your designs inspire give real meaning to your work. My article in the Canadian Florist Magazine