Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Floral Monogram Seating Plan
Shape the thick wire into the letters you require
Wrap the letter with a strand of Spanish Moss. Make sure you cover the letters with an equal amount of moss so that it forms a unit
Glue in some of the grape vine tendrils with florist glue
Glue in small snippets of Lichen
Glue in the small vials to fill with water for the orchids
See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how I make test tubes from drinking straws to keep flowers hydrated
Hang the monograms from a branch to display
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Here are the two secrets to assembling a well balanced hanging sculpture: First: Let gravity do the work. Do not fight it. And Secondly: Start from the bottom of your design...
My article and Floral Monogram Seating Plan designs featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Christmas Flower Trends 2011 starts with a Floral Craft Assignment from the Floral Trends Design Group to make an Earthly Angel garden decoration.
Delicate glass bubbles filled with the midnight blue African violet flowers, purple ornamental capsicum and spilling down the design are a few stems of rosary vine
A veil of green wool, Spanish moss and dried hydrangeas hang over white lilies
My article looking at contrasts and 6 winter lantern designs featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine
Suspend small bud vases with Macramé-like knotted wool. This design is featured on The Fusion Flowers Magazine... Fusion Links page.
Hard to believe but designers are already busy preparing for the Christmas Season. This is my article and design featured in the Inspired Florist, Christmas Edition