Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
As pumpkins do this time of year
String up pumpkins and glass seahorse vases to craft an autumn mobile design.
A quick and easy way to make a butchers hook look less harsh in a delicate design.
Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
For this design I wanted my wreath to be light and airy so that it just whips around the solid pumpkin like a breeze.
I wanted my pumpkin to lift its head slightly so that it is easy to see the beautiful sepals inside. Making tiny legs also prevent the pumpkin from rolling.
Create a floral circlet to rest the little pumpkin on... but above the water line.
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin