Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
It’s the one the pot calls the kettle…
Has it’s own … Friday, a … sheep and some ... tea or the way some people drink their coffee.
The colour of coal
and a clever crow
… ok… it’s black. I do like black.
Weave grasshoppers or butterflies (or fireflies) from palm leaves
Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.
How to place various sizes of plant material in a Kenzan
Temporarily adhere a traditional Ikebana Kenzan or pincushion to a shallow container.
My Chameleon is mono-botanical. Made from coiled grass
This trick works really well, but it is a temporary fix to extend the life of drooping roses and is not a substitute for good quality fresh flowers. It is great to know this...
A minimal... but then with a tiny bug detail... design that is perfect for warm summer designing.
Beautiful blossoms don’t NEED much to make it into a lovely design. But the start of Spring might just inspire you to add a bit much… just because it makes you happy.
Sticks and twigs create a resting spot for palm and rose butterflies
Using a traditional Ikabana Kenzan to place flowers in a shallow container