My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Snow… drops

Snow… drops flower arrangement by Christine de Beer

“To

Craft a twig armature to display your snow drop flowers

appreciate

Snow drops in a winter flower arrangement

the beauty

Snow drops in a sustainable floral design

of a snowflake

Crystals in a floral design for winter

it is necessary

Contemporary floral art design using snowdrops and twigs

to stand

Soft minimal floral design with crystals and snowdrops

... in the cold.”

quote by Aristotle

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Tutorials

8 February 2023 Hover winter twig armature with an acetate platform

Crystal clear floral design for winter styling

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.

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

6 February 2019 Winter White Twig Screen

Glue twigs to screen delicate flowers for a wintry design.

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...

28 February 2018 Marching winter frosted twig and freesia stack

Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias

23 February 2022 Place delicate stems at an angle in a shallow fiber lined container

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.

16 January 2019 Delicate Twig Hammock Armature to keep tulips upright in a shallow container

Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.

18 January 2023 Snowy twig band armature for a ever changing winter display

A well made snow covered twig band armature will last all winter so that you can display even the most delicate winter treasures.

9 February 2022 Tilt container with a spilling twigs armature

Perfect design for a warmer than usual winter design that hints at thawing.

6 March 2019 Snow puddle armature

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

19 February 2020 Twig snippet pillar armature

A great do-in-advance and reusable design solution for a winter, early spring floral display.

Related Designs

12 April 2023 The word we are looking for is… fun

A leaning twig armature with both the first signs of Spring and the last signs of winter.

2 August 2023 here… from … my little corner… of the world wide web

Weave a web of jasmine vine to support orchid stems

9 December 2015 On a Grand Scale

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

28 February 2018 March Days

Line up a few frosted twigs to march across a shallow container

16 March 2022 Poised to Spring

An "it's only 10 days to Spring" design to display some blossom buds.

23 February 2022 Plan Together

Leaning Muscari flowers in a snow covered twig armature.

12 February 2020 Parallel Hang Ups

While waiting for the blossoms to open... why not weave in a touch of Valentine's Day love?

29 September 2011 Pick-Up Sticks

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

16 January 2019 Every. Single. Week.

Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.

6 February 2019 Tread softly on winter

A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.

8 February 2017 It could hold

A fragile looking heart made from twigs that can hold a lot of orchids

18 January 2023 Getting the Band Back Together Again

Glue a band of snow dusted twigs to create a delicate armature for winter treasures.

9 February 2022 Pouring

Place a small fishbowl vase at an angle to look like it is pouring out flowers and twigs.

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.

19 February 2020 The Upside of being Inside

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.