My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Treasured Treasure

According to the dictionary a treasure is:

Treasured Treasure floral art ring design

Noun: hoarded wealth and riches

Copper and fall treasures

Noun: an object or person highly regarded

Autumn ring design with copper wire, acorns, grass and fall leaves

Verb: to prize highly as valuable, rare or costly

Autumn ring design

Verb: to store up and save

Gather the first fall treasures to create a ring design

Verb: to hoard

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1 October 2014 Flat Top Spiral Wire Ring

Create a large and flat base to secure the fresh plant material on

26 July 2011 Wire Tendrils

Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

13 October 2011 Prevent teeth marks on soft wire when you bend it with pliers

Even long nose pliers without grooves still damage soft aluminum wire. Pad the pliers with a plaster.