Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
This wreath is perfectly imperfect. Perfect for using those first few autumn (or preserved from last autumn) leaves.
This is both a decorative and functional design solution. But most importantly, I think, there is absolutely zero waste.
Fold and peg banana leaves into pockets so that they float freely on water. This is inspired by a traditional banana leaf craft used to cook rice in.
Hawaiian Hula skirt for a Luau inspired flower arrangement.
Conceal a BoutStix Floral Magnet in a lily bud to design a woodland foraged inspired corsage.
For a natural alternative to ribbon or string... add a ripped grass bow.
I love these little Boutstix corsage magnets! They are strong enough to hold flowers neatly in place.
Keep all the fresh flower material hydrated in water by weaving the stems from one side of the vase to the other.
Gladiolus stems can be cut into sections so that it appears natural and well groomed.
The teeth of a Kenzan (or pin cushion) is rather sharp. Here is a pain free way of pushing down the plant material into the teeth to keep it securely in place.
Build up a design in a shallow container by stacking it by threading the plant material into the teeth of a pin cushion in three levels.