Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Of trust… and belief… and stars…
- 3 July 2013
- click to send Christine a smile
"Are you listening?"
"Yes," said Tiffany
"Good. Now… if you trust in yourself…"
"… and believe in your dreams…"
"… and follow your star…" Miss Tick went on.
"… you'll still get beaten by people who spend their time working hard and learning things…"
A bit of free advice from Miss Tick (The Wee Free Men written by Terry Pratchett)
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Wrap and weave and twirl and dangle foliage to create a spiral nest
The cage spirals to form a basket that wrap around the plump ripe berries (or you can slip in a flower) to hang as connections between the twigs.
Use all three methods to dry hydrangeas to get three very different textures to use in design work.
Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia
This was the fourth design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration