Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Magic Spell Number 614: How to make absolutely any task you need to do fun
For this spell you will need to have ONE of these...
… a spark from a dragon’s breath
the glint cast by a unicorn horn
the twinkle from the eye of toad
that flappity-flap echo of a wing of a bat
the ripple on water caused by an enchanted stone
a care label cut from a spider silk web
the flight found inside a phoenix feather
… or the intention to do a really, really, really great job.
Note: happy to report that to date this spell has had a 100% success rate!
Happy Halloween, flower friends.
Create a dimensional wreath by assembling wreath vine to hug around an oblong container.
Remove the pulp from leaves so that only the vain framework remain
This wired rope is inspired by Monkey vine that you see hanging from trees. It is strong, rough and very tough. Covering the rope with mud will add texture and it also insulate...
How to spin (and remove) hot glue spider web or floral cocoon
Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
Craft an arch armature to display those early autumn treasures.
A wire and twig permanent display basket with tiny water sources for a few fresh flowers that can be replaced as needed.
Designing for somewhere not still summer not yet autumn weather...
Take a handful of grass... but then add just enough design to make it interesting.
Time to cut down vines... and enjoy them a bit longer in a Halloween display.
Easter Basket used in the Durbanville Flower Club Easter Parade Demonstration
Weaving hot glue spider webs
A twig and stick design with sweet dumpling pumpkins and rosary vine (Ceropegia woodii). I also made a cherry twig and skeleton leaf Stick Insect
A Fun Halloween design with "poisonous mushrooms" tucked between the moss and petals
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin