Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Using dry and fresh floral material in one design without the dry becoming soggy and the fresh drying out.
Craft a wire tripod to fit into the bristles of a handcrafted broom so that it can stand freely in your display.
It’s amazing how we sometimes try to complicate a design. I tried adding calla lilies… took them out and loved the willow. Added gerberas. Took them out and loved the willow....
The hardest part of this is actually making the tendrils. From there it's a few twists... and we are done!
Hook the calla lilies over the edge of a vase to create a support for your taller floral details.
Four ears of corn, corn husk wire armature with a hidden water source for the fresh flowers.
Wrap a wire around both ends of a shallow container to keep the twigs in place.
A barely there delicate grid to keep your flowers in place.
Suspend a heavy butternut over water in an early Autumn design.
Wire twigs and wire around a shallow container to keep your floral details suspended in water in a shallow container.