Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
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Stack snippets of grass on a wire frame to make a floating pyramid armature
The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display
Add design elements that serves a purpose for a minimal summer inspired floral design.
A tiny budvase design that rearranges basic ingredients, such as a single leaf and an orchid to create a new design concept.
Position foliage to create a smaller, shallow pond for your floral details to shelter in.
oh yes, a light an airy design showing off those very first autumn leaves.
A glued snipped to create a cooling cone for dangling orchids
When life hands you dyed flowers you make... well creatively speaking it turned out to be not such a bad thing after all!
This orchid developed at the very end of a long stem... right as the rest of the flowers started to die back so I made a special armature to display the cut stem.
Pleats are accordion like folds of equal width in alternating opposite directions in any kind of fabric. I absolutely love the tight buds of Allium and they represent the...
My article and woven ring basket design featured in the summer issue of DIY Weddings Magazine
My article and twig boutonniere design featured in the Winter issue of DIY Weddings Magazine