Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
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The sounds of Christmas 2017: … just one more
Title from the Bing Crosby & David Bowie version of :Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy.
"The Little Drummer Boy" (originally known as "Carol of the Drum") is a popular Christmas song written by the American classical music composer and teacher Katherine Kennicott Davis in 1941.
Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"
Glue snippets of Baby's breath and grass into a lace fine wreath shape to showcase the tiny chocolate cosmos buds
Snip a dried twig wreath to undo the spirals to hang around a glass container
Glued Baby's Breath Wreath, folded in half to create a moon shaped armature
This is a great way to use all those bits of twigs and sticks in your design room to make a floral armature
Wire short twigs around wire rings to create rustic flameless tea-light lanterns
Loop and tie a few stacked twigs to create an enclosed floral armature
Create a floral foam cube for a Christmas "gift" table design
Use a cardboard shape to craft a simple wire Christmas star
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
A little bit of effort... that will last for weeks design to roll us in to the Festive Season.
A little bit of effort... that will last for weeks design to hang about the whole Festive Season.
A wool and twig snowflake design (made from candy canes!) that will last the entire Festive Season.
An almost Christmas... Christmas wreath featured in the winter edition of Flora Magazine.
Not quite winter but also a bit late for autumn design that is somewhere between sparkle and flying leaves.
From now to a bit after New Year's Eve I will show you my take on the trends for Christmas 2023. This week I am continuing with a garland bowl and a cone and twig reindeer.
Instead of weaving a platter try stacking the twigs from large to tiny small
This was the fourth (and last) design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
Open a vine wreath to create a spiral twig armature around a glass container
My article looking at contrasts and 6 winter lantern designs featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine
A wire Christmas star with a secret plan to hide the twinkle