Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Wreath Vine Season!
Can you feel it?
It’s definitely in the air..
And come wreath season... we just harvest them in any size we want.
This is how wreaths grows…
Weave tiny vine wreaths on the leave stems of a stripped Wisteria vine
Create a barely there armature with sturdy end of season vines.
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
A sustainable, absolutely no waste floral design using willow to suspend your flower head in your arrangement.
Gently curve a shallow area with a leaf to showcase a gorgeous flower with a short stem in a water filled vase
Ooooh! Am I excited to show you this design. It is an ordinary fishbowl vase... balanced on it's side.
Left over flowers and off-cuts are ideal to transform into a quick floral crown or necklace. This is the absolute easiest design, yet!
Connect small wreaths to create a pretty summer armature to arrange your flowers on.
Deceptively simple. A design that relies on you working with not against what is already there.
Frame a passion flower in a vine wreath for a short lived but so pretty arrangement.
A wreath armature design for early Autumn... this takes the split armature Tutorial I showed you last month a little bit further.
Whipped up to be light in the Spring breeze wreath design.
Whether it’s a solid foot for floating flowers, the tips of new growth or the curve of a dried twig your design needs help to stay upright.