Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Like trying to find a water tube in a eggshell stack
Finding my favourite cymbidium
from this spiked flowering stem
trying to find a water tube
in a eggshell...
An almost nest like design with a hidden water source.
Balance a stack of eggshells with a magnet for a tiny Easter design
Glue newsprint paper to balloons to make large egg shaped containers to design in
An grass armature that looks scattered but is actually very secure
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
Glue a fragile sheltering net to soften the look of a summer design
Connect strips of ripped grass to create a knotted armature for short stemmed flowers
A bit of a wrong way round pretty Easter design. Put the basket weave inside the egg instead of putting the eggs in a basket.
Glue snippets of grass into a double layer sphere to create a sheltered floral globe.
The first of my new monthly articles about growing the material you need to design with. This month we are taking stock of what we need... and growing wheatgrass.
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