Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
It goes like this...
- 16 May 2018
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Up and then there is a Bend
Around the Curve
At the Angle,
With a hook,
And a bow,
Making an Arch
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It is possible to curve or adjust a curve in plant material
Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...
Conditioning new growth and sprouts are difficult because the little sprouts have not had time to fully develop its cellular structure to survive being cut and taking up water on...
Follow the flower's natural curve but you can also curve only sections to create an elegant crescent or a curve at the tip of the stem
Cut a few willow twigs to split to create legs for the armature
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
Hang the arum lilies from the edge of a container to support all the other floral details.
Getting the balance just so... so that you lean into the first sights of Autumn.
Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems
Freely translated it means Each Moment, Only Once. It is a saying associated with Japanese tea ceremonies.
I have always been fascinated, as a designer, by the idea that there is a point when extremes or direct contrasts flip into its opposite.
The only thing I needed to make these avocado green arums perfect was a small admirer...
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem