My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman


14 October 2020 Stick it out… the creative spirit version

Soft minimal Fall armature making it easy to replace the flowers as the season progress.

7 October 2020 Let’s circle around to this one

Create a floral circlet to rest the little pumpkin on... but above the water line.

30 September 2020 This season all the stylish pumpkins will be wearing them!

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...

23 September 2020 Getting a head start on all that Fall-ing

Floral styling using mostly dried material that will last the entire Autumn.

16 September 2020 The circle of making new things:

A wreath armature design for early Autumn... this takes the split armature Tutorial I showed you last month a little bit further.

9 September 2020 Daffodillily

Weave around the stamens of a lily to create a daffodil like inside.

2 September 2020 Last full Moon of summer

All natural design using the design elements as mechanics.

26 August 2020 It starts with WHY

Add design elements that serves a purpose for a minimal summer inspired floral design.

19 August 2020 All round pretty sweet and short

Frame a passion flower in a vine wreath for a short lived but so pretty arrangement.

12 August 2020 A lesson in letting be

Deceptively simple. A design that relies on you working with not against what is already there.

5 August 2020 Spare a Moment

A tranquil design that just takes a moment to do... when you need to take a moment to... breathe.

29 July 2020 Tail end of the story

Craft a bark platform to design on in a foxtail fern frond.