Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
of a snowflake
it is necessary
... in the cold.”
quote by Aristotle
Crystal clear floral design for winter styling
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
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...
Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias
Line a shallow container with fiber to create a mat for the flowers to hydrate and stand in the exact way you want to place them.
Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.
A well made snow covered twig band armature will last all winter so that you can display even the most delicate winter treasures.
Perfect design for a warmer than usual winter design that hints at thawing.
Connect twigs with puddles of artificial snow to craft a winter armature for your flowers.
A leaning twig armature with both the first signs of Spring and the last signs of winter.
Weave a web of jasmine vine to support orchid stems
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
An "it's only 10 days to Spring" design to display some blossom buds.
While waiting for the blossoms to open... why not weave in a touch of Valentine's Day love?
A twig and stick design with sweet dumpling pumpkins and rosary vine (Ceropegia woodii). I also made a cherry twig and skeleton leaf Stick Insect
A Merry Christmas Twig Snowflake
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
A fragile looking heart made from twigs that can hold a lot of orchids
Glue a band of snow dusted twigs to create a delicate armature for winter treasures.
Place a small fishbowl vase at an angle to look like it is pouring out flowers and twigs.
Blossom petals drop so quickly! Here's a way to make them last just that little bit longer.
A creative design that has some height to it without blocking the view. This can easily be scaled up or down to match the environment you want to display it in.