Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Have yourself a Merry Cellulose Fibre Christmas: Yule log
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box Yule log… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being delivered. Probably the one thing we all have in abundance right now!
The Yule log, Yule clog, or Christmas block is a the Christmas tradition of choosing a special log to burn in the fireplace during Christmas time.
Using all those cardboard boxes to craft a bark covered "log" design for getting a head start on Christmas decorating.
Super easy to add into your design and even easier to switch the candle on... and off, without disturbing the design details.
I wanted to create extremely light weight wooden blocks for my design. The easiest way is to cover Styrofoam with a Kyogi paper veneer.
This is an easy and quick way to make sure your table design is the right hight
Glue bark to a Papier Maché and wire frame to create a pod shaped armature
Kalanchoe flowers last weeks without a water source and is the perfect way to dress up a bark and silver bell sleigh
Cover a cardboard shape in cotton and bark to create a floral armature
Cover a Styrofoam shape with bark to create a bowl for a potted design
Glue tiny sections of pipe to the bark to fill as a water source for the fresh flower material
Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase
Glue a stack of cardboard circles to create a log-like floral cake
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box gift bag wreath… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes...
Wire spirals twisted around candles to make small Christmas trees for the Christmas Eve dinner table
Glue bark to a wire frame to create a Christmas stocking armature
Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.
Capilano Flower Arranging Club Designing for Christmas Workshop: Yule log
Sometimes you find such a beautiful plant that you just can't bring yourself to cut it. This design explores using the entire plant, pot and all, in a design