Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Oh! treasures to discover
treasures to treasure
Use all three methods to dry hydrangeas to get three very different textures to use in design work.
I purchase a huge roll of sisal string to use... sometimes as string, but mostly I unravel it for the fibers
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
I don't always want to wire my test tubes into the design. I like to create a bit of movement by simply hooking the tubes to gently swing.
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
This was the third design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
A design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design group in South Africa exploring how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design...
Looking at how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design problems.
Looking back at the preparations and my Biomimicry design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design Group in South Africa
A flat-lay to celebrate finally finding the perfect way to dry passion fruit flowers... and my book's first birthday but mostly the drying of passion fruit flowers thing.
Exploring two soaking techniques for a subtle early autumn design
Glue snippets of grass into a double layer sphere to create a sheltered floral globe.
Getting the balance just so... so that you lean into the first sights of Autumn.
My Floral Hurricane design entry for the BC Floral Art Society mini show competition
My RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 Limelight Floral Art Design. My Limelight design was inspired by a slice of lime. But I wanted it to look like it was spun by a butterfly. I used...
To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Government House Gardens Society a Horticultural event was hosted in the gardens and...