Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
One of one of everyone
This month marks the third anniversary of My Creative Workbook.
Let’s celebrate by revisiting the most popular Design Tutorial:
Using bubble wrap to make a raft to float flowers.
Since I posted this Design Tutorial in January 2012, it has been viewed by 33,000 unique visitors.
Which made me wonder...
Did you know...
that about one percent of all the visitors to any blog or website will stay and visit for a while?
And then one percent of that one percent will take further action
and click on a vote button
or tell someone about the site,
or write the blogger an email
or subscribe to the newsletter.
That is one of one of everyone!
I have met some of the loveliest, most talented, sweetest people through My Creative Workbook and am truly thankful for all the visits, the encouraging emails, supportive tweets, the votes and for everyone who is sharing my work.
Flowers naturally float in water. They just don’t always naturally float on water. For that they sometimes need a bit of help.
Conditioning new growth and sprouts are difficult because the little sprouts have not had time to fully develop its cellular structure to survive being cut and taking up water on...
Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant
Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below
The third design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.
This is one of my best known and still my go-to core techniques for floating flowers.