My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Slow Glow

Slow Glow floral design by Christine de Beer

“Fill

Flameless candles in a winter white centerpiece

the

How to arrange flowers for a winter wedding

world

Warm minimalist floral design for winter

with

DIY winter lily flower arrangement Tutorial

sunshine…”

How to arrange flowers and candles without using foam

... just like Snow White said.

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Tutorials

5 January 2022 Double vase Snow Glow Winter Centerpiece

Add warmth to a space with a softly glowing winter white arrangement

27 November 2012 Fluff cotton wool for snow

Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

8 July 2015 Using a pin to place tiny dew drop crystals

It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.

9 December 2015 Scalable twig and Phalaenopsis orchid winterscape panel

This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...

30 March 2012 Keep pod shaped flowers in bud for longer

Sometimes you want to keep flowers in tight bud for as long as possible to suit your design

13 September 2017 Tape a grid around the edges of a container for a table top wreath

Suspend flowers with an almost invisible taped grid

6 March 2019 Snow puddle armature

Connect twigs with puddles of artificial snow to craft a winter armature for your flowers.

24 January 2018 Stack two glass vases to keep a leaf upright in water

Slip a leaf into the gap between two glass containers to keep it upright... and add a plastic lining to support the flowers nestled into it.

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

9 March 2022 …. Aaaaaand tick!

Ever wonder how I decide what I share with you? A fun design ticking all the boxes.

9 December 2015 On a Grand Scale

My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

22 January 2014 How do you do?

Snow and twigs winter design

16 April 2014 Never saw such a lovely day...

Weave a palm thorn garland to decorate for Easter

13 September 2017 Around again

Tape a grid at the edge of a container

15 August 2018 Bursting with excitement

Loosely weave grass to create a decorative grid keeping flowers in place over a square container.

6 March 2019 It almost happened today!

Craft snow puddles to keep your flowers upright

15 April 2020 Helping Spring Stick Around

Blossom petals drop so quickly! Here's a way to make them last just that little bit longer.

20 January 2021 Hope Bubble

That good old double vase trick... but this time I deliberately added a bubble between the two layers to create a third circle in the design.

11 August 2021 A bit Special... four dimensional designing

Using that little something that is unusual about your flower to make the design stand out.

24 January 2018 How to make a stack of just enough:

Stack two vases to create a small gap at the side to keep a leaf upright

11 April 2018 Follow the line

Stack a few glass containers and fill each with water to a different level.