Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
- 19 January 2022
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Bring in some warmth with a tulip design that still hints at winter
Here is a trick to make sure your tulips will condition thoroughly
Tulips continue to grow after being cut. Sometimes when you make a very small design or for competition or bridal work you want to minimize growth. The best way to do this is to...
An grass armature that looks scattered but is actually very secure
Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.
Split a twig to create a t connection to hover a twig over the design
Wedge snipped twigs into a glass vase to act as a support for your flowers
Craft an everything is still growing spring design to celebrate... what we love!
Flowers naturally float in water. They just don’t always naturally float on water. For that they sometimes need a bit of help.
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
That good old double vase trick... but this time I deliberately added a bubble between the two layers to create a third circle in the design.
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below
Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems