My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

In one basket

Some (what surely must have been Easter egg hunting) advice from Mark Twain:

In one basket floral art design.

"Put all your eggs…

Weave a nest.

in one basket…

Ripped flax nest

and watch…

Easter nest basket

that basket"

Happy Easter

Have a Happy Easter!

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14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

27 March 2013 Bird's Nest Lattice

Cherry stems and ripped flax makes a perfect natural lattice to suspend floral material from

Favourite Flowers


Flax, New Zealand flax


Echiveria, Hen and chicks


Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Related Designs

23 August 2017 Almost is still not quite

Weave just a hint of the Autumn to come

7 November 2018 Grab your party mittens, flower buds… it’s Book Launch Day!

Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.

21 July 2021 High-Strung

String up a tiny hammock for a dreamy summer vacation design