Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Rolling leaf tubes
I used Anthurium leaves and rolled them in a similar way as what they open as the plant grow
Roll the leaf from one side to the other.
Fold the leaf over.
Secure the tube by tying the leaf
Tie the leaf again...
and a third time.
Cut the line short or let it dangle
Stack the leaves, stem pointing up, in a shallow container and insert the floral details into the tubes or...
Place the stems in water for visual interest
This was the third design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration
Skewer Dracaena leaves into a roll that supports a tiny water source for the Oncidium orchids
Dutch floral designer Pim van den Akker, from Flower Factor invited me to participate in a FloraHolland initiative promoting the versatility of Freesias entitled ...
I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.