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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Plan Together

Come together floral art design by Christine de Beer

“I love

Muscari floral arrangement for early spring

It

How to place grape hyacinths in a spring flower arrangement

when

Grape hyacinths in a spring floral design

a plan

Easy floral design ideas for sustainable designs

comes

Sustainable Muscari floral design for early spring you can do yourself

together”

Quote by John Hannibal Smith (from The A-Team)

Ps: Do I have a fun flower plan that is coming together? Yes, yes I do. More details in March.

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Tutorials

23 February 2022 Place delicate stems at an angle in a shallow fiber lined container

Line a shallow container with fiber to create a mat for the flowers to hydrate and stand in the exact way you want to place them.

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

6 December 2017 Fluffy pillow filler tree skirt

The fluffy stuffing found in pillows create beautiful, water repellent tree skirts.

27 November 2012 Fluff cotton wool for snow

Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"

19 January 2022 Knot a wool grid for a cozy Tulip and twig armature design

Bring in some warmth with a tulip design that still hints at winter

28 February 2018 Marching winter frosted twig and freesia stack

Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias

16 January 2019 Delicate Twig Hammock Armature to keep tulips upright in a shallow container

Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.

6 February 2019 Winter White Twig Screen

Glue twigs to screen delicate flowers for a wintry design.

6 March 2019 Snow puddle armature

Connect twigs with puddles of artificial snow to craft a winter armature for your flowers.

15 April 2020 A Sticky-tape way to keep blossom petals from dropping

Capture Spring for just a little bit longer by sticking blossoms down, in place.

9 February 2022 Tilt container with a spilling twigs armature

Perfect design for a warmer than usual winter design that hints at thawing.

Related Designs

9 March 2022 …. Aaaaaand tick!

Ever wonder how I decide what I share with you? A fun design ticking all the boxes.

16 March 2022 Poised to Spring

An "it's only 10 days to Spring" design to display some blossom buds.

19 January 2022 Thaw

It's Tulip Season! Perfect for that "it's still winter ... but is that something green I see...?" mood designs.

27 January 2016 Well, I'll be

Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems

28 February 2018 March Days

Line up a few frosted twigs to march across a shallow container

16 January 2019 Every. Single. Week.

Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.

6 February 2019 Tread softly on winter

A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.

6 March 2019 It almost happened today!

Craft snow puddles to keep your flowers upright

15 April 2020 Helping Spring Stick Around

Blossom petals drop so quickly! Here's a way to make them last just that little bit longer.

9 February 2022 Pouring

Place a small fishbowl vase at an angle to look like it is pouring out flowers and twigs.