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.