My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Apricity

meaning:

Apricity floral art design.jpg

The sun’s

Chrysanthemum floral design

warmth

Scatter a few twigs

on a

Add rosary vine.

cold,

Chrysanthemum and rosary vine

winter’s

Tape over the rim of the vase

day

Derived from the yearning for April… for spring

It's April!

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Tutorials

2 April 2014 Turning the sellotape over the vase trick up-side-down for a sticky side out frog

Tape a grid over a vase to keep the floral details in place

Favourite Flowers

Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum or "mums"

Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine, Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts

Related Designs

6 April 2016 Take it for a Spin

Make a clear grid to suspend plant material on

7 June 2017 Dream, Job

Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below

12 July 2017 Sparkler

A radiating twig design

13 September 2017 Around again

Tape a grid at the edge of a container

15 April 2020 Helping Spring Stick Around

Blossom petals drop so quickly! Here's a way to make them last just that little bit longer.

30 September 2020 This season all the stylish pumpkins will be wearing them!

A simple way to keep the plastic mesh the pumpkins are sold in from becoming trash: wrap it around the container as an armature for a quick Fall design. Replace the flowers as...

3 February 2021 here’s the catch

Weave an all natural net to place over a vase to keep your flowers above water.

24 February 2021 Picked up some proper Pruning

An early Spring design with a twist on using an old favourite: composite flowers.

19 May 2021 In the little gap

Use the petals of your flower to cleverly keep all the other floral details of your design firmly in place.

30 June 2021 Into a Puddle!

Heat proof floral design for summer.