Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
- 8 November 2017
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Origin: An adaptation of ancient Greek
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Dry autumn leaves on cardboard disks to create an upright fall armature
When in doubt, always give your armature three legs. Two legs are simply not enough and four legs will wobble if it is even slightly off balance.
Up-cycle a pot scrubber to get a huge roll of very pretty copper wire
For my "I found it this way" Floral Art demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging club, I began all four of my designs with basic armatures made of Twig Tangles and we...
The trick to any freestanding design is to get your first three stems standing stable and secure in the water. Once you have that you can build the design around it.
The BoutStix Floral Magnets “stick” is the backbone of the design, strengthening the narrow heart shape and adding support and balance.
Great way to use all the autumn leaves you collect on walks during the season. Slowly build up the leaf rosette and let the leaves dry before adding a few more.
Pick up a few fall leaves to glue on paper to make fairy slippers
A floral design snapshot of what it looks like when walking down the streets of Vancouver this week.
The elongated heart shape Echeveria waist corsage is meant to be worn low around the hip as a trailing ribbon clasp.
This week's design is part of a challenge issued by Sherry Donnelly of Gertie Mae’s Floral Studio and Flirty Fleurs, Alicia Schwede, owner of Bella Fiori and Chuck Graham, Floral...