Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
On Pumpkin Coloured Days
Happy All Hallows' Eve
A sweep of orange… there is:
Tawny, Coral and Rust
Apricot, Salmon, Pumpkin and Tangerine
Morning Sunshine and Mandarin
Cheddar cheese, Carrot stick, pumpkin pie and Orange Marmalade
Peach Sorbet, Ginger, Squash and Spice
... goldfish and the Monarch butterfly
The word ‘Besom’ derives from the old English ‘besma’ meaning ‘bundle of twigs’.
Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin
Hanging pumpkins and tiny vases to create a Autumn mobile floral design.
An all plant zero waste, levitating, twig (with just a splatter of autumn leaves, a breath of spiderweb and float of roots) Halloween decoration with an eerie bat skeleton made...
A simple way to keep the plastic mesh the pumpkins are sold in from becoming trash: wrap it around the container as an armature for a quick Fall design. Replace the flowers as...
Create a floral circlet to rest the little pumpkin on... but above the water line.
A hint of a wreath table top design for pre-Halloween decorating.
A veil of green wool, Spanish moss and dried hydrangeas hang over white lilies
Celebrate the bright colours of autumn with lilies and Chinese lanterns
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.