Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
- 4 February 2015
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Fold and glue a Monstera deliciosa (delicious monster) leaf
The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.
Weave grasshoppers or butterflies (or fireflies) from palm leaves
Remove the pulp from leaves so that only the vain framework remain
Sticks and twigs create a resting spot for palm and rose butterflies
Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf
Barely there skeleton blossoms with Eucalyptus eyes for my Halloween design... Oh! and a Willow Paddle, which probably should have been the main Tutorial... but... well...
Hoard a few acorns in the fork of a twig to show off a single oncidium orchid.
Dutch floral designer Pim van den Akker, from Flower Factor invited me to participate in a FloraHolland initiative promoting the versatility of Freesias entitled ...
An enclosed design that invites the onlooker to lean in closer to explore the pretty orchid.
Position foliage to create a smaller, shallow pond for your floral details to shelter in.
Beautiful blossoms don’t NEED much to make it into a lovely design. But the start of Spring might just inspire you to add a bit much… just because it makes you happy.