My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Stand Around

Stand Around Floral Art Design

To loaf

Autumn leaf swirl

and linger

Anthurium, willow and fall leaf design

to loiter

Single autumn anthurium design

to saunter

Fall leaves twirl

and slack

Shallow container design for autumn

to while away the Autumn hours

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22 October 2014 Roll a folded leaf coil

Fold and then stitch a long fall leaf garland to roll into a coil

Favourite Flowers


Anthurium, Tailflower, painters palette, Flamingo flower

Related Designs

14 October 2015 What a find!

Roll autumn leaves to create a frog to keep flowers upright

30 January 2019 Around Here

Wind lily leaves to spiral around in a water filled container.

3 June 2020 As if by magic

An impossibly delicate looking way to securely keep flowers in place over a clear container.

16 November 2022 All your Christmases…

A little bit of effort... that will last for weeks design to roll us in to the Festive Season.

27 September 2023 this NEEDS to be at the top of my (our?) to-do list

Autumn bud vase collar made from gladiolus foliage.

17 January 2024 Wave Wrap

Roll birch bark into a double spiral to cradle some perfect flowers to admire all winter.

21 February 2024 I'll Go First

My Spring/Easter design and the introduction article about my floral journey written by the editor, Nina Tucknott in the latest issue of Flora Magazine.