Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
What is the meaning of this?
Symbolism of the Gardenia Flower:
Trust and Hope and Purity...
Clarity and Dreams and Intuition...
Renewal and Alignment and
Cut a small wedge out of a stack of waxy leaves to keep the flower and twig in place.
Hana-Kubari is an Ikebana flower mechanic. Only natural materials such as pebbles, sticks and branches can be seen to support the flowers. Traditionally no twine or wire, nails,...
Slip a twig over the side of a container to keep an elegant flower stem upright
Split bamboo stems to create a water source for dancing orchids
Split a twig to create a t connection to hover a twig over the design
Glue a fragile sheltering net to soften the look of a summer design
Gently curve a shallow area with a leaf to showcase a gorgeous flower with a short stem in a water filled vase
Deceptively simple. A design that relies on you working with not against what is already there.
Some designs really do just make themselves. I received this tiny vase for Christmas from Marius (thank you, Marius!) and while cleaning out my design room I found this little...
Split a few bamboo sections to create a happy water source for miniature orchids