Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
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- 26 May 2021
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Admiring these pretty roses a bit like
when The Grinch
was looking at his outfit
in the mirror:
… that's it I'm not going”
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Roses so pretty you want to admire them front, side and back.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Glue short sections of rosary vine into the natural gaps in the Monstera deliciosa leaf
Stack snippets of grass on a wire frame to make a floating pyramid armature
Fold and glue a Monstera deliciosa (delicious monster) leaf
Curl and pin a few leaves into a tube to create an armature for those "left over" freesiabuds.
A bit of a planned-messy woven basket that is sturdy enough to carry small items.
... a something to look forward to design that makes you lean in closer to see what might still be.
Dutch floral designer Pim van den Akker, from Flower Factor invited me to participate in a FloraHolland initiative promoting the versatility of Freesias entitled ...
Freestyle Freesia design video for Flower Factor
Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf
The name Cymbidium or boat Orchid is derived from the Greek word Kumbos meaning "hole or cavity", referring to the hollowness in the base of the lip of the flowers.
The design for the cover of my book, the effortless floral craftsman, crafted from Fiddlehead Fern and Red Lipstick Hanging Heliconia.
In my book I describe “effortless designing” as what happens when we have done our preparations, learned and practiced our techniques and are now crafting our work. We can forget...
My article and grass wedding basket design.
A minimal... but then with a tiny bug detail... design that is perfect for warm summer designing.