Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
The real question is
how you spell copper-pepper-wreath
how do you STOP
(I seriously suspect this was inspired by me reading Terry Pratchett books on repeat. It’s a very Terry Pratchett thing to ask)
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
The hardest part of this is actually making the tendrils. From there it's a few twists... and we are done!
Weave a wreath around a cardboard circle to create an almost lace effect... perfect to capture those first signs of Spring!
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
Butterfly hair clips are the perfect little claws to help you hold tiny items in place while you wait for glue to dry
A perfect way to use a Lathyrus vine after all it flowered
This wreath is perfectly imperfect. Perfect for using those first few autumn (or preserved from last autumn) leaves.
I wanted my willow armature to hint of a web-like dreamcatcher that grows in the wild rather than being a precise replica of the traditional craft technique. But I did weave it...
A wire and twig permanent display basket with tiny water sources for a few fresh flowers that can be replaced as needed.
A perfectly imperfect wild willow wreath to display the first Autumn treasures of the year.
Take inspiration from a traditional Dream-catcher design to create a floral armature
Weave a wreath to thread a dome for an Autumn leaf design
Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...
A floral design snapshot of what it looks like when walking down the streets of Vancouver this week.