Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Add a bit of shadow and dimension to a flat armature by using the sketch technique of cross hatching.
This week I show you the Tutorial for the wire leaf shown in my book on page 14 ... this time in copper.
This is a trick for attaching fine details at exactly the right angle.
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.