Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Brushing a shiny bauble with an almost dry brush with just a bit of paint on turns it into a beautiful almost antique snowball.
I wanted my design to look more "found this way" than "designed this way" so I strategically tangled the ribbon to dangle down the design rather than tie it in a neat bow.
What if you absolutely HAVE to decorate with faux plants? Here are my guiding rules when it comes to styling with permanent botanicals
With just a bit of extra effort you can give an artificial plant a bit of personality
Spike fall leaves and water tubes to create a minimal radiating autumn display
Threat a stack of leaves to dry so that they shrivel and dry up in a similar way.
Cut a slit in the branches, at the root side to suspend it over the vases rather than in the vases.
Eerie! Because you use what is there already in the twigs this skeleton looks rather... realistic!
String up pumpkins and glass seahorse vases to craft an autumn mobile design.
A quick and easy way to make a butchers hook look less harsh in a delicate design.
Easy to weave design that can hold your prettiest autumn design treasures.
This armature is actually made of four times as many leaves as what it looks like to create a hinge to fan the entire leaf-tube open yet keep it's shape.