Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
- 21 June 2017
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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.
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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