Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
When the wind whisper
Glue Popsicle sticks to create a double layered, upright armature
Strip the green bark from the stems to expose the smooth wood
Butterfly hair clips are the perfect little claws to help you hold tiny items in place while you wait for glue to dry
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
I glued wooden slats into a frame and then wove flax string to create the floral parasol
I wanted to make a thin and delicate fan with open spaced slats for weaving plant material through.
This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...
Cover a wreath frame with bark and cotton for a textured Christmas wreath design
Glue a bunch of twigs inside a container to create a round stack
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
Soft minimal... this is exactly the kind of design I place in our apartment. Use a few fall treasures picked up on a walk and add a copper leaf to up the effort and love you add...
Soft minimal Fall armature making it easy to replace the flowers as the season progress.
The dry wheat stems are suspended from the outside of the container so that they remain dry and the flower stems can gently rest inside to remain hydrated.
Glue snippets of grass into a double layer sphere to create a sheltered floral globe.
Glue a band of snow dusted twigs to create a delicate armature for winter treasures.
A tiny carry basket to gather the shortest stems from your cutting garden... with a place for water and your cutters.
I wove my Zipper from just over 300 short, dried rose twigs with tiny thorns on them. The delicate "fabric" at the back of the design is woven rose bush roots. Aranthera and...
The fan is made from 18 coffee stir sticks and dressed with a veil of grass, fall leaves and Viburnum berries
Designing adventurous Contemporary Floral centerpieces Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine.
An Autumn Equinox design that captures the moment before the spectacular colour burst of autumn floats around again