Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Give it a...
a turn, a pivot, a swivel, a twist,
to gently revolve,
When I hang these delicate glass bubbles I want to make sure they are really secure. By slipping them into Macramé inspired knots they are not only hanging securely but the...
Bend and weave three wire wreaths to string up as an air plant chandelier
Connect grass covered wire rings with short reed sections to create a natural looking Floral Art armature
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
There are many ways to hang your air plants in a design. In this Tutorial I explore three
Snip a dried twig wreath to undo the spirals to hang around a glass container
Stack two vases to create a small gap at the side to keep a leaf upright
A fun design to create a spinning diamond frame using minimal plant material for maximum effect.
Creating a bit of space in a summer design to allow for the plant material to naturally fall as it wants.
Managed to find an utterly gorgeous branch... perfect contrast to the minimal orchids.
My Floral Hurricane design entry for the BC Floral Art Society mini show competition
A closer look at my design at the 20th anniversary of Canada Blooms and The Toronto Flower Show
Delicate glass bubbles filled with the midnight blue African violet flowers, purple ornamental capsicum and spilling down the design are a few stems of rosary vine
A veil of green wool, Spanish moss and dried hydrangeas hang over white lilies
To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Government House Gardens Society a Horticultural event was hosted in the gardens and...
My article and Willow Crown design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine