Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Pick away the ray floret so that the disk floret of a sunflower can be used as a flat surface to display your design on.
Place the floral details strategically on the edge of sturdier parts of the armature to keep the reed grid from collapsing under the weight of the floral details.
Use a wreath to keep flower and a heavy little ghost pumpkin in place in a small vase.
Instead of vegetable net bags becoming trash wrap it around your container for an instant armature. It even looks a bit like a spider web- perfect for a long lasting design as we...
Preserve some floral material to design with when it is but not quite Autumn outside.
Another version of a design idea I showed you last month... A vine wreath armature to balance a dramatic single stem anthurium. Only this time I take it a bit further.
Knit a corona (as in that inside skirt like part of a daffodil) by weaving a Ceropegia woodii vine around the stamen filament of a lily.
Using the design elements as mechanics to secure the design elements.
It all started with my twig being just too small to wedge into the glass vase tight enough to keep my orchid stem in place...
Passion fruit flowers never lasts long. Not even growing outside on a vine. But the buds continue to open once cut making a wreath display ideal for an even changing passion fruit...
Utilizing those not so obvious characteristics of your design details to make a minimal clear glass summer floral design.