Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
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Float flowers in a bottle by giving each flower their own little bubble wrap raft-skirt.
Flowers naturally float in water. They just don’t always naturally float on water. For that they sometimes need a bit of help.
If you know my work you have probably seen me do this: I float flowers using a tiny bubble wrap skirt... this time I am floating an entire design on it's own bubble wrap raft.
Fold and peg banana leaves into pockets so that they float freely on water. This is inspired by a traditional banana leaf craft used to cook rice in.
Wedge snipped twigs into a glass vase to act as a support for your flowers
Softest Wisteria colour to cool things down on an unexpectedly warm day.
Weave a web of jasmine vine to support orchid stems
Is it better to go Cold Twinkle Turkey and embrace the minimalist living room or rather ease into it?
This is one of my best known and still my go-to core techniques for floating flowers.
To celebrate the 6th year anniversary of My Creative Workbook I am looking at the most popular Tutorial I have done to date:
The third design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.
A mindful summer craft using banana leaves to create a floating arrangement.