Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Inside my world
Have you ever noticed
there’s this whole
inside every world
the moment you stop and really take note?
Attach three Physalis pods to drop down in a long lasting Fall design.
Use all three methods to dry hydrangeas to get three very different textures to use in design work.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Snip open a Physalis pod to create a cavity for delicate floral details.
The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.
Remove the pulp from the papery pod (sepal) covering the little berry of Chinese lantern plant so that only the vain framework remain
Tuck one half of a corsage magnet in a nutshell before designing to create a floral fridge magnet
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.
A clever trick borrowed from art techniques to add dimension to a bright and colourful Autumn floral design.
My bag was woven from re-purposed wire and recycled fishing line and tiny stems of growing sweet pea plants and orchids
Celebrate the bright colours of autumn with lilies and Chinese lanterns
My article and lace fine wreath design featured in the Autumn issue of DIY Weddings Magazine
Barely there skeleton blossoms with Eucalyptus eyes for my Halloween design... Oh! and a Willow Paddle, which probably should have been the main Tutorial... but... well...