Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Fold over a tropical leaf cocoon
Place a Monstera deliciosa (delicious monster) leaf on a flat working surface
The delicious monster leaves are Fenestrate (fenestrata) which means they have windows or holes in the more mature plant leaves with lobes that can easily be manipulated. Fold the first lobes inward and secure with glue
Fold the next set of lobes over and secure
Move up the leaf matching lobes and gluing it together
Roll the leaf tip and secure with a drop of glue
Tuck all the tips into the leaf
Cut the stem at an anglewith a sharp knife and set it in water
This was the third design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration
Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf
Dutch floral designer Pim van den Akker, from Flower Factor invited me to participate in a FloraHolland initiative promoting the versatility of Freesias entitled ...
An enclosed design that invites the onlooker to lean in closer to explore the pretty orchid.
Position foliage to create a smaller, shallow pond for your floral details to shelter in.
... a something to look forward to design that makes you lean in closer to see what might still be.
Beautiful blossoms don’t NEED much to make it into a lovely design. But the start of Spring might just inspire you to add a bit much… just because it makes you happy.