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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Counting Raindrops

Counting Raindrops floral design by Christine de Beer

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Arranging roses in a late summer themed floral design

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Rose and grass sustainable floral design idea

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Zero waste flower arranging tutorial

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Minimal floral design diy styling

the first rain drops fall

How to create a floral design with roses and grass

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Five roses flower arrangement

a heatwave…

Creative and unusual arranging ideas using roses

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Flower arranging as meditation to bring nature inside

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Tutorials

4 August 2021 Scattered dried grass with raindrop crystals

Craft a light and airy grass halo to suspend tiny drop crystals around gorgeous roses.

8 July 2015 Using a pin to place tiny dew drop crystals

It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.

24 July 2012 Blow away hot glue strands

When you glue a structure with hot glue there are always a few stray strands of glue stuck all over the design. Blow it away with a hairdryer.

23 September 2020 All dried Autumn hemisphere design that will outlast even the falling leaves outside

Preserve some floral material to design with when it is but not quite Autumn outside.

11 May 2016 Twig snippet vase armature

Glue twig snippets to closely follow the shape of a glass vase

24 July 2012 Stacked Twig Roundabout

This is a great way to use all those bits of twigs and sticks in your design room to make a floral armature

12 July 2017 Twig sparkler

Glue twigs to radiate out from a central point

29 July 2015 Disk Twig Armature

Glue a few wigs to follow the shape of a glass bowl to create a disk armature

8 February 2017 A Sprouting Spring Twig Heart

Carefully glue a twig armature to display the mini-miniature Darling orchids

16 January 2019 Delicate Twig Hammock Armature to keep tulips upright in a shallow container

Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.

6 February 2019 Winter White Twig Screen

Glue twigs to screen delicate flowers for a wintry design.

Favourite Flowers

Rosa

Rose

Related Designs

23 September 2020 Getting a head start on all that Fall-ing

Floral styling using mostly dried material that will last the entire Autumn.

11 May 2016 Pour

Glue a twig vase and melt some plastic to create a tumbling design

24 July 2012 A little bit of Art and Soul

A twig structure with roses

12 July 2017 Sparkler

A radiating twig design

29 July 2015 Beautiful Things

Glue a few twigs into a disk armature

8 February 2017 It could hold

A fragile looking heart made from twigs that can hold a lot of orchids

16 January 2019 Every. Single. Week.

Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.

6 February 2019 Tread softly on winter

A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.