Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Canned right after harvest
What I want from my design
is something between a natural tone-
You know when you walk in an enchanted forest, it's all misty and twilight has fallen, and the moon is particularly moony and the tree trunks are wearing their best mushrooms and moss as if they were expecting you? Well… this is how these grow there.
And then always with some edge-
just that touch of… wait, I wonder how you do that thing there
to keep you interested.
Love anchovies cans. And if you fold over the pull tab just so it is perfect for keeping even longer stem flowers upright.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Follow the flower's natural curve but you can also curve only sections to create an elegant crescent or a curve at the tip of the stem
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
Hang a twig and wood mobile at your weeding as a direction board
It is possible to curve or adjust a curve in plant material
Create a barely there armature with sturdy end of season vines.
Hook the calla lilies over the edge of a vase to create a support for your taller floral details.
Carefully bubble out a tied bunch of grass to make a cavity to display gorgeous flowers.
Using those much treasured dried autumn details to bridge the gap between the bright green of summer and the brightness that is yet to come.
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem
My article and wedding direction board design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
The design for the cover of my book, the effortless floral craftsman, crafted from Fiddlehead Fern and Red Lipstick Hanging Heliconia.
Hang the arum lilies from the edge of a container to support all the other floral details.