Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Knot how it was supposed to go
- 27 January 2021
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Use the unique qualities of each stem to create a submerged design in a water filled glass vase.
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...
Weave a small panel that fits snugly in a container for a minimal, foam free design that is quick to make but looks spectacular.
Plant material float about in water. To keep it in place it is best to wedge it slightly to touch the sides of the container.
This is a great, non permanent way to protect surfaces from damage
Break the water flow when you fill a vase with details in that can move with the stream of water
Flowers naturally float and you will need some kind of sinker to keep them suspended under water.
Give new life to an old vase by turning and balancing it on it's side. It's actually easier than it looks... and it looks super impressive!
Give a minimal design a few grass "whiskers" to feel that Spring breeze.
A tiny orchid stem ladder keeps the orchid suspended just above the water line
I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.
A submerged design... perfect for summertime designing... and enjoying!
To celebrate the 6th year anniversary of My Creative Workbook I am looking at the most popular Tutorial I have done to date:
Freely translated it means Each Moment, Only Once. It is a saying associated with Japanese tea ceremonies.
Ooooh! Am I excited to show you this design. It is an ordinary fishbowl vase... balanced on it's side.