Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Giving a nod
With kind thoughts and all good wishes for a Merry Berry Kalanchoe Christmas
And giving a nod,
up the chimney he rose;
He sprang to his sleigh,
to his team gave a whistle,
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle.
But I heard him exclaim,
ere he drove out of sight—
“Happy Christmas to all,
and to all a good night!”
From the poem A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore
A delicate winter decoration to add sparkle to those in between Christmas and New Years Eve days.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...
Glue curved twig snippets to craft a delicate winter white Christmas tree
Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias
Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.
Connect twigs with puddles of artificial snow to craft a winter armature for your flowers.
Fake an early Spring by crafting a long lasting stick bundle that has a blossoming branch of succulent flowers.
A great do-in-advance and reusable design solution for a winter, early spring floral display.
Remember how Olaf from Frozen remained cool? With a personal flurry, of course! Two fishbowls, stacked and you are very nearly done.
… ideal for fresh floral displays because it has a hidden water source that can be refilled and the candle can be switched on and off without disturbing the design.
Perfect design for a warmer than usual winter design that hints at thawing.
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
A Merry Christmas Twig Snowflake
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
A bundle of twigs armature to create a pretend Spring design for a snowy morning.
A creative design that has some height to it without blocking the view. This can easily be scaled up or down to match the environment you want to display it in.
...ok not really that fancy- it’s paper pulp. Cardboard boxes, really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being delivered. My list of...
...ok not really that fancy- it’s paper pulp. Cardboard boxes, really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being delivered. This week...
Place a small fishbowl vase at an angle to look like it is pouring out flowers and twigs.