Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Parallel Hang Ups
- 12 February 2020
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Ok, you hang up first…
No, you hang up…
you hang up
you hang up
Ha ha ha ha, no you …
… let’s count to three and then we both hang up…
Ok, you count first...
Have a fantastic Valentine’s Day everyone!
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These peach blossom branches needed only the tiniest bit of help to frame the woven hearts to perfection.
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias
Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"
Create a dry layer by placing a smaller vase inside the larger vase
This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...
Bend wires and fill in the gabs with Stillingia twigs to make a delicate heart armature
Biodegradable copper mesh makes the perfect shape to fill with moss to grow tiny stem plants
A wire in the hollow cavity inside a shoot of equisetum makes it easy to manipulate into a heart
An... everything is moving... design. The tulips are growing and the small vine filled vase is bopping around in the water. And if you lean them against each other just right it...
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Gypsophilla design with Celtic love knots featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
Craft a willow heart to display 12 red roses to celebrate Valentine's Day.