My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

To think of that

A really great design is one that makes you say:

To think of that floral art design

Oh! I can do that!

Phalaenopsis orchid, twigs and Spanish Moss

… and secretly...

Phalaenopsis orchid on a twig swing

... makes you think:

Phalaenopsis orchid, twigs andTillandsia Usneoides.jpg


Wire a twig swing for the Phalaenopsis orchid

... I wish I thought of doing that!

Quote by me, I thought of that :o)

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26 April 2011 Natural stem hook to hang plant material from

Side stems of branches can be used as hooks to hang floral material in a design.

9 April 2014 Twig test tube swing

Hang test tubes so that they gently swing in a design.

Favourite Flowers


Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Tillandsia Usneoides

Spanish moss, Florida moss, long moss, or graybeard