My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman


According to the dictionary:


Pluviophile floral art design

a lover of rain.

Float grass snippets

someone who

Tiny twig wreaths

finds joy

Chrysanthemum and grass in a shallow container

and peace of mind

Chrysanthemum and floating grass snippets

during rainy days

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8 October 2014 Replacing water in a shallow container design without disturbing the design elements

Our goal as designers is to create the best environment for our flowers to stay as beautiful and fresh for as long as possible. When we condition flowers we always remove any...

3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase

22 May 2012 Filling a vase with water without disturbing the design details

Break the water flow when you fill a vase with details in that can move with the stream of water

1 November 2011 Weaving a twig wreath

For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...

Favourite Flowers


Chrysanthemum or "mums"