Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, Flower buddies
I hope you had a fun and flower filled weekend.
It’s amazing how we sometimes try to complicate a design. I tried adding calla lilies… took them out and loved the willow. Added gerberas. Took them out and loved the willow....
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
For this design I wanted my wreath to be light and airy so that it just whips around the solid pumpkin like a breeze.
Create a dimensional wreath by assembling wreath vine to hug around an oblong container.
Snip open a Physalis pod to create a cavity for delicate floral details.
Suspend a heavy butternut over water in an early Autumn design.
I wanted my pumpkin to lift its head slightly so that it is easy to see the beautiful sepals inside. Making tiny legs also prevent the pumpkin from rolling.
A zero waste and sustainable floral design solution to keep your flowers exactly where you want them without using floral foam.
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin
A hint of a wreath table top design for pre-Halloween decorating.
This week we are looking at the contents pages of my book... but more specifically at the sweet little pod design on the content page of my book.
My Halloween design... with some scary stuff hidden if you can read between the leaves!
An all out effective way of keeping a flower stem in the exact spot you want it to be in a clear water vase design.