My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Hold on to the knot

A knot floral art design


Curly hazel and curly wire armature

you're at

Blue Agapanthus nestled in a wire heart armature

the end of your rope,

Agapanthus and hazel heart

tie a knot

Blue wire armature

and hold on”

Quote by Thomas Jefferson (… although some say it was Theodore Roosevelt or Franklin D. Roosevelt. Great quote, none the less)

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19 August 2013 Knotted and tangled wire heart

A wire armature for delicate flowers

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

26 July 2011 Wire Tendrils

Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant

16 August 2011 Fast way to fill a lot of test tubes in awkward places

I do not believe in arranging flowers without a water source of some kind. I want my flowers to remain as beautiful for as long as possible and I often get quite creative to...

Favourite Flowers


African Lilies, African blue lily and Lilies-of-the-Nile