Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Fluff cotton wool for snow
Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"
Gently unroll the cotton ball
Each ball is actually one long strip of cotton
If you look at the strip of cotton you will notice that it is made up of fibers laying in one direction.
Tear up the strip following this grain
Fluff the cotton wool gently until you have an even and thin layer
Fluffy cotton wool snow
Soften the twig lines with cotton wool fluff
Weave a wire and twig Christmas chandelier
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree
Design 1 of my three week pre-Christmas designing series looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: a wreath
For this year's Christmas tree I wired and glued a wild and wintry twig armature... but... these little eucalyptus baubles are just the cutest!
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box snow mittens… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being...
An easy to do ahead of time winter wonderland themed design for the calm days just after Christmas but before New Years Eve.
This is the first of my Christmas 2021 series of designs. This year in the form of a mini workshop… my Christmas present to you. We will explore how to patina Copper and use it to...
A wool and twig snowflake design (made from candy canes!) that will last the entire Festive Season.
A twig sleigh... to collect your twig Christmas tree, of course!
A glowing cranberry ball for frosty evening decorating.