Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
All That Potential
… and that was Christmas… New Year’s Eve… and the very beginning of the year is behind us.
And now, let’s slow down a minute and focus a bit on the Winter design season (before jumping from Christmas to Valentines Day or Easter)
For me winter is Stick Season,
with all its potential just waiting to spark effortless beauty…
the perfect bare starting point to design right into the New Year.
Happy Stick Season, flower buddies. Here’s to beautiful potential!
Snowfall twigs with a light glow garland for a minimal winter display
Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"
The fluffy stuffing found in pillows create beautiful, water repellent tree skirts.
This is a convenient way to keep flowers perfectly upright while you wait for glue to dry.
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
Kalanchoe flowers last weeks without a water source and is the perfect way to dress up a bark and silver bell sleigh
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
My article and flower girl net basket design featured in the Red! issue of DIY Weddings Magazine
Open a vine wreath to create a spiral twig armature around a glass container
My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.
Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.
Design One from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different contemporary...