Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
this NEEDS to be at the top of my (our?) to-do list
... and watch
the leaves turn.”
Quote by Elizabeth Lawrence
A collar for a vase that you can use throughout the season... simply replace the water and the flowers inside the vase.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Tie Midelino Cane coils to make a spiral armature
Rolled leaves offer support for floral stems
Fold and then stitch a long fall leaf garland to roll into a coil
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
A single stem of lilies turned into a celebration just by twirling a handful of lily grass around it.
Gently curve ripped foliage over flowers to add a cooling movement to a minimal summer design.
A cool and minimal floral design for summer.
The cage spirals to form a basket that wrap around the plump ripe berries (or you can slip in a flower) to hang as connections between the twigs.
Snip a dried twig wreath to undo the spirals to hang around a glass container
I build up the spheres by weaving willow wreaths and then use those to shape the ball
Curl and secure a few blades of flax into a bubble to frame your flowers
Loosely wrap and weave lily grass to create a planned-messy looking armature
Bright and sunny cymbidium orchids and roses, lilies, lisianthus and pincushions
Designing adventurous Contemporary Floral centerpieces Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine.
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
An easy going design of ripped grass and calla lilies. But look a bit closer. See if you can find Mr. Stalk relaxing somewhere between the blades of grass.
A cooling design for early summer days with swinging ripped grass and more than enough water for thirsty hydrangeas.
Loop a grass veil over a lily stem to create a minimalist summer design.
I have always been fascinated, as a designer, by the idea that there is a point when extremes or direct contrasts flip into its opposite.
Open a vine wreath to create a spiral twig armature around a glass container