Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
There are Octobers
I am so glad
in a world
Quote by Anne of Green Gables
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
Butterfly hair clips are the perfect little claws to help you hold tiny items in place while you wait for glue to dry
I wanted my willow armature to hint of a web-like dreamcatcher that grows in the wild rather than being a precise replica of the traditional craft technique. But I did weave it...
I build up the spheres by weaving willow wreaths and then use those to shape the ball
A perfect way to use a Lathyrus vine after all it flowered
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin
A sustainable, absolutely no waste floral design using willow to suspend your flower head in your arrangement.
Create a floral circlet to rest the little pumpkin on... but above the water line.
Whipped up to be light in the Spring breeze wreath design.
Wire dried pepper berries to a wreath with super fancy flat wire (okay... it's the humble wire from a copper pot scrubber but it still looks fancy!)
My article and Willow Crown design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Take inspiration from a traditional Dream-catcher design to create a floral armature
I wove vine wreaths to form a pyramid, one just slightly larger than the next. In the natural cavities between the wreaths I placed the roses and lisianthus in plastic covered...
Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...
A floral design snapshot of what it looks like when walking down the streets of Vancouver this week.