My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Creative Direction

Creative direction floral arrangement by Christine de Beer

Add more orange! No, more. No, more!

Brightly coloured autumn floral design

and rusty to the red!

Sustainable no waste floral design tutorial for fall

and the brightest! yellow! you have ever seen

Autumn colours for a modern flower arrangement

Even to the greens add more green to somehow…

Contemporary floristry ideas for sustainable and environmentally friendly designers

well… get the green-iest kind of green.

Autumn floral styling for minimal and modern spaces

… and… Action!

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Tutorials

29 September 2021 Over the edge flower, floral support

Hook the calla lilies over the edge of a vase to create a support for your taller floral details.

5 September 2018 Wisteria Vine Wreath Armature

Create a barely there armature with sturdy end of season vines.

16 May 2018 Adjusting the curve in plant material

It is possible to curve or adjust a curve in plant material

30 August 2017 Standing a water tube at an angle in lumber

Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform

17 July 2012 Arum lily roll down

Open an arum lily up by rolling the funnel shaped spathe (petal) over

23 October 2013 Hanging leaves from a Hazel twig top bar

Create a free moving autumn leaf screen

15 April 2015 Stretching leaves and foliage into a ringlet curl

Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.

Favourite Flowers

Zantedeschia

Calla Lily, Arum Lily

Related Designs

5 September 2018 Wreath Vine Season!

Weave tiny wreaths on the stems of Wisteria vines

16 May 2018 It goes like this...

Gently curve plant material.

30 August 2017 If

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

15 March 2017 Wedding Welcome

My article and wedding direction board design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

4 January 2017 New Year's Wreath

Decorate an artificial wreath with fresh flowers and frosted twigs

14 October 2015 What a find!

Roll autumn leaves to create a frog to keep flowers upright

2 August 2017 Grace

Use snips and snippets and leftovers to create a design of it's own

24 April 2012 Words Matter.

Braiding and plaiting and knotting hair is a huge trend in hairdressing at the moment. Intricate little plaits are draped over long flowing hair to add complexity and quirk. ...

30 July 2014 See you around

Weave a few spheres to create a simple design

23 October 2013 Their work well done

String Autumn leaves to fall down in a design

6 November 2012 Mr. Stalk, the Seriously Terrifying Scarecrow, on his Day Off

An easy going design of ripped grass and calla lilies. But look a bit closer. See if you can find Mr. Stalk relaxing somewhere between the blades of grass.

13 October 2011 Direct Contrasts

I have always been fascinated, as a designer, by the idea that there is a point when extremes or direct contrasts flip into its opposite.