Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Nothing we see
But right there in the imperfection
Quote by Shunryu Suzuki
Here is a trick to make sure your tulips will condition thoroughly
Tape a grid over a vase to keep the floral details in place
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
Tulips continue to grow after being cut. Sometimes when you make a very small design or for competition or bridal work you want to minimize growth. The best way to do this is to...
Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below
This is a great "space-keeper" design. The tulip will continue to grow into the vase height as they open... but until then the grass platform part of the design diverts your...
That good old double vase trick... but this time I deliberately added a bubble between the two layers to create a third circle in the design.
Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems