Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
- 10 August 2022
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Use the off-cut stems to create a spacer to keep the flowers in place.
Thread stems into a wire to create dangling garlands
I don't always want to wire my test tubes into the design. I like to create a bit of movement by simply hooking the tubes to gently swing.
Create a contrasting base to lift the heavy flower-head to design in
Spiral stems around a Ceropegia woodii or Rosary vine.
This design can be hanged from anywhere... a case filled with twigs or a branch.
Bend and weave three wire wreaths to string up as an air plant chandelier
In my book I describe “effortless designing” as what happens when we have done our preparations, learned and practiced our techniques and are now crafting our work. We can forget...
Tucked into the box with every advance copy of the book, the effortless floral craftsman is a packet of clips. This design and Tutorial is a bit of inspiration... what will you...
A veil of green wool, Spanish moss and dried hydrangeas hang over white lilies
Armatures are great (budget friendly) spacers for creating large floral designs without using an enormous amount of your resources.
A closer look at my design at the 20th anniversary of Canada Blooms and The Toronto Flower Show
To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Government House Gardens Society a Horticultural event was hosted in the gardens and...