Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Gaps between those in-between Spring days
… the days are shivering to thaw
Adding design details to create tiny gaps for more design details.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Create a shallow puddle in a larger container to keep your flowers in place.
Add a leaf to a large-ish vase to create a small puddle of water for your short flower stem to rest in.
Zero waste, all natural Easter craft design.
Take all the usual ingredients for a budvase design- a flower, a leafy green something and roll it into something unusual to display.
Keep an orchid and a blade of grass on an upturned bowl... with the weight of a tiny pebble.
Use the unique qualities of each stem to create a submerged design in a water filled glass vase.
Create a tiny visual tunnel to focus attention.
Weave a small panel that fits snugly in a container for a minimal, foam free design that is quick to make but looks spectacular.
Tie a bundle of lily grass in a bundle to offer support for your flowers.
... a something to look forward to design that makes you lean in closer to see what might still be.
A easy going summer design that makes full use of the imperfections you harvest from your cut garden.
I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.
Position foliage to create a smaller, shallow pond for your floral details to shelter in.
Gently curve a shallow area with a leaf to showcase a gorgeous flower with a short stem in a water filled vase
Hide an egg inside a interwoven nest for a dainty Easter decoration design.
A tiny budvase design that rearranges basic ingredients, such as a single leaf and an orchid to create a new design concept.
When you figure out the "how to" tricks of manipulating plant material it is possible to respectfully set them into seemingly impossible new directions.
An enclosed design that invites the onlooker to lean in closer to explore the pretty orchid.
A bit of a wrong way round pretty Easter design. Put the basket weave inside the egg instead of putting the eggs in a basket.