My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Creativity will come

My Twig Bridal Basket Design and Tutorial featured in the Extraordinary Wedding Flowers issue of the New Zealand Floral Design Magazine

Creativity will come floral art design

I will master

Twig Bridal Basket


Phalaenopsis orchids, Hazel and strawberry twig Bridal Basket

then the

Thin basket design


Glue a Phalaenopsis orchids, Hazel and strawberry twig bridal Basket

will come

A Japanese proverb

DIY Twig Bridal Basket

Thank you Floral Design Magazine for featuring my design...

Twig bridal basket tutorial

... and Tutorial...

Twig Basket


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10 September 2014 Twig Bridal Basket

A slim basket design made from twigs

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

Favourite Flowers


Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Related Designs

17 February 2016 Where would you put it!?!

Tie a twig armature enclosure for fresh flowers

30 March 2016 A Point of Support

My contemporary floral art design demonstrated at the Canada Blooms flower show in Toronto.

7 December 2016 Oh! So clever

My article and Bridal basket design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

18 August 2021 At Play

A quick-to-do-but-looks-impressive way to display a beautiful cut garden vine for an effortless summer design.

25 January 2023 Even More

This orchid developed at the very end of a long stem... right as the rest of the flowers started to die back so I made a special armature to display the cut stem.

1 March 2023 … ish

An early... ish Spring basket glued from blossom twigs

13 March 2024 In All Ways

A birch bark basket... perfect for some new Spring floral details.

20 March 2024 the arc of Success

Coil a straw basket for an Easter display