Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
... so delicately pretty!
Gypsophila dries really well and can be bleached to a stunning winter white
Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
I do not believe in arranging flowers without a water source of some kind. I want my flowers to remain as beautiful for as long as possible and I often get quite creative to...
Glue gypsophila sticks, flowers and dandelion seeds into a star shape
Orchids grow in long flower spikes. It is great to use the entire stem but sometimes you need shorter section. There is a trick to cutting the stems without leaving a visible...
This was the fourth (and last) design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
Stack a few glass containers and fill each with water to a different level.
A perfectly imperfect wild willow wreath to display the first Autumn treasures of the year.
An impossibly delicate looking way to securely keep flowers in place over a clear container.
Getting the balance just so... so that you lean into the first sights of Autumn.
An almost Christmas... Christmas wreath featured in the winter edition of Flora Magazine.
Design 2: Up-cycle drinking straws to make tiny test tubes to hold the orchids on my willow twig blind.
I wove my Zipper from just over 300 short, dried rose twigs with tiny thorns on them. The delicate "fabric" at the back of the design is woven rose bush roots. Aranthera and...
As a floral artist I am inspired by the endurance of nature and my work is still re-creating the Sleeping Beauty Castle of my imagination.
An Autumn Equinox design that captures the moment before the spectacular colour burst of autumn floats around again
Glue a stacked twig round-about to use as a Christmas table top wreath