Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
All your Christmases…
With kind thoughts and all good wishes for a Merry Berry Kalanchoe Christmas...
berry and kalanchoe
Inspired by the lyrics of "White Christmas" by Irving Berlin.
Long lasting berries, magnolia leaves and succulent (kalanchoe) flowers that can remain without any water or maintenance for... well... all the way to Christmas!
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Release the soothing effect of the aroma and vapors from the Eucalyptus leaves my slightly crushing it while making roses
Split (but don't cut) a few gladiolus flowers to spiral in a vase
Fold and then stitch a long fall leaf garland to roll into a coil
Design in two levels by using two vases, the smaller slipped into a bigger one.
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
Stack foliage to create a rose spiral in a container.
Multiple tiny twigs create a flower frog to keep the delicate buds and leaves in the exact spot you want.
Rip Phormium to create a freestanding bundle armature design.
Twist lily grass slightly to create a spiral for the orchids to nestle in
Split and spiral a few gladiolus flowers in a way that the stems remain intact, to spiral in a water filled filled vase for a long lasting composite flower
My article and Japanese paper flower armature design featured in the March issue of The Academy Leader- Academy of Floral Design, published by the The Floral Art Society of New...
A dried bundle of ripped flax hides a secret water source for the orchids
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.