My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Surround and Sound

Make

Surround and Sound floral arrangement by Christine de Beer

sure

Pure white Phalaenopsis orchid in a floral design

you

Pure white Phalaenopsis orchid and passion fruit vine floral design

surround

Floral foam free floral design with zero waste

yourself

Pure white Phalaenopsis orchid flower arrangement unusual idea

with

Pure white Phalaenopsis orchid in a modern and contemporary floral art design

at least a bit

Frosted wood chip edge for a vase

of nature.

Winter minimal floral design that looks like ice

Sounds like a pretty sound life-goal to me.

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Tutorials

31 January 2024 Frosted Glass Chip Edge for a glass container

Glue glass chips into a half moon to help keep the floral details in place.

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.

3 February 2021 Weave a Ceropegia Woodii Vine grid to catch your flowers

Suspend flowers over a water filled container by weaving a natural grid.

6 March 2019 Snow puddle armature

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

17 May 2023 Light Layer float Wisteria flowers

Craft the softest layer of wisteria flowers that neatly float on water.

9 February 2022 Tilt container with a spilling twigs armature

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

14 September 2022 Summer harvest Vine Swirl

A great way have your vines root and enjoy them too...

2 June 2021 Two leaf lining your container to shelter your orchids

Create a shallow puddle in a larger container to keep your flowers in place.

14 April 2021 Fuzzy Willow Caterpillar in a buttercup and jasmine vine swirl

As in… Pussy willow catkins caterpillar… that is super fuzzy.

5 August 2020 Twig float for a single lemon blossom

This design is all about that line there where the water meets the lemon blossom stem...

24 April 2019 Balance a cake stand lid on it’s side to create a leaning design

Suspend a flower for an unusual but minimalist design over a leaning container lid.

4 March 2020 Balancing a fishbowl vase on its side for a floating design

Give new life to an old vase by turning and balancing it on it's side. It's actually easier than it looks... and it looks super impressive!

12 August 2020 Upside down and on it’s side glass display that plays with natural balance

Utilizing those not so obvious characteristics of your design details to make a minimal clear glass summer floral design.

Favourite Flowers

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Passiflora

Granadilla, passionflower, passion vines

Related Designs

3 February 2021 here’s the catch

Weave an all natural net to place over a vase to keep your flowers above water.

6 March 2019 It almost happened today!

Craft snow puddles to keep your flowers upright

17 May 2023 Purple haze… float

Softest Wisteria colour to cool things down on an unexpectedly warm day.

9 February 2022 Pouring

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

14 September 2022 Overgrown S-Autum-mer Swirl

Designing for somewhere not still summer not yet autumn weather...

2 June 2021 Like an open book

Position foliage to create a smaller, shallow pond for your floral details to shelter in.

14 April 2021 a Yay! You

A tiny Spring detail to add to a cute little floral design.

5 August 2020 Spare a Moment

A tranquil design that just takes a moment to do... when you need to take a moment to... breathe.

24 April 2019 Put aside

Urgh… my glass cake stand broke leaving me with a still beautiful, but now mismatched and extremely inspirational lid...

4 March 2020 All Aboard!

Ooooh! Am I excited to show you this design. It is an ordinary fishbowl vase... balanced on it's side.

12 August 2020 A lesson in letting be

Deceptively simple. A design that relies on you working with not against what is already there.