My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Tutorials

16 November 2022 Magnolia Rose Bowl with the brightest Holly berries and Kalanchoe flowers

Long lasting berries, magnolia leaves and succulent (kalanchoe) flowers that can remain without any water or maintenance for... well... all the way to Christmas!

9 November 2022 Roof-tile pumpkin from dried physalis pods

Carefully stack dried physalis berry husks to craft a long lasting pumpkin that you can refresh with fresh flowers and vines.

2 November 2022 A Reflex Rose Rose Hip… Rose

Making a rose even more roselike by enhancing its rosy-ness.

26 October 2022 The horror of flower dye and a spider that sits beside her

Weave a spider from lily grass... and reposition it every so often for a creative Halloween twist.

19 October 2022 A witch... or wizard... hat that you can shape any which way you like

Take your time to weave a pointy hat from what you find in nature.

12 October 2022 Corn-o’leaf mummy-o'lantern

Wrap and tie a fishbowl vase with corn foliage to craft a lantern for autumn... almost... Halloween.

5 October 2022 A fluffy faded leaf "tail" to display delicate autumn treasures

Threading leaves to craft a long garland armature for an autumn display

28 September 2022 Three drop Lantern

Attach three Physalis pods to drop down in a long lasting Fall design.

21 September 2022 Counterbalance elegantly leaning Calla lilies with dressed up Dried Autumn Details

Using those much treasured dried autumn details to bridge the gap between the bright green of summer and the brightness that is yet to come.

14 September 2022 Summer harvest Vine Swirl

A great way have your vines root and enjoy them too...

7 September 2022 Willow disk frog

Dried willow shaped to create a disk to keep your floral details in place in a vase with water.

31 August 2022 Suspended, suspended buds in a zig zag grass thread

Suspend flowers in tight bud to slip over a folded and threaded grass grid