Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
That Will Be
- 20 April 2016
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I’m going to
make everything around me
that will be
Quote by: Elise de Wolfe
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Cut a few willow twigs to split to create legs for the armature
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Split bamboo stems to create a water source for dancing orchids
Hana-Kubari is an Ikebana flower mechanic. Only natural materials such as pebbles, sticks and branches can be seen to support the flowers. Traditionally no twine or wire, nails,...
Splitting the chopsticks or a wooden branch, such as a willow twig creates a natural (and glue-less!) clamp.
Curly Willow, Chinese Willow, Tortured Willow, Globe Willow, Dragon's Claw, Hankow Willow
Some designs really do just make themselves. I received this tiny vase for Christmas from Marius (thank you, Marius!) and while cleaning out my design room I found this little...
Simplicity to showcase the perfection of the Lisianthus buds
The second design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.
A sustainable, absolutely no waste floral design using willow to suspend your flower head in your arrangement.
An "it's only 10 days to Spring" design to display some blossom buds.
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 floral design snapshot of what it looks like when walking down the streets of Vancouver this week.
Floral Craftsmanship Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine
My third design in my demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society meeting
Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems
My article and a floral parasol design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine