Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
is the time
when it is
summer in the sun
winter in the shade”
Quote by Charles Dickens
Craft two snippet half moons to connect... and... then add a second layer of grass snippets here and there to shade the flowers.
When you glue a structure with hot glue there are always a few stray strands of glue stuck all over the design. Blow it away with a hairdryer.
How to spin (and remove) hot glue spider web or floral cocoon
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Split a twig to create a t connection to hover a twig over the design
This grid helps secure flowers in place... and add visual interest by being over rather than under the flowers.
Connect the ends of grass snippets to create a spherical grass armature
An grass armature that looks scattered but is actually very secure
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
Glue a few twigs into a rectangular shape to hang as a space or room devider
An almost nest like design with a hidden water source.
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem
Looking back at the preparations and staging of a design in the Floral Design Studio Marquee at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
A fun Spring and Easter design with stacked eggshells.
Last Wednesday I had such a flowery fun evening teaching a collaborative floral carpet workshop focusing on braiding and weaving ideas from my book the effortless floral craftsman...
Celebrate the bright colours of autumn with lilies and Chinese lanterns