Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Standing a water tube at an angle in lumber
Place the flower in a water tube. Make sure the tube is sturdy enough not to bend or break carrying weight
Cut the lumber so that the hole is to one side and at an angle. You can, of course, also drill a hole in the wood.
I wanted my Zantedeschia to float above the lumber to show off the delicate grass snippets so I measured the stem accordingly. Make sure the proportion of the stem suits the length of the lumber.
Place the tube in the hole
Glue in the grass snippets
To extend all the way up the elegant flower stem
Follow the flower's natural curve but you can also curve only sections to create an elegant crescent or a curve at the tip of the stem
Hang a twig and wood mobile at your weeding as a direction board
Use wood glue to make a light as air table top wreath from pine needles
An grass armature that looks scattered but is actually very secure
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem
Some designs really do just make themselves. I received this tiny vase for Christmas from Marius (thank you, Marius!) and while cleaning out my design room I found this little...
Stack two vases to create a small gap at the side to keep a leaf upright
Wire a sparkling tinsel garland to dress up a single, elegant Arum lily.
A fun Spring and Easter design with stacked eggshells.
Create a long lasting winter inspired floral design that looks like it is frozen in time.
Hang the arum lilies from the edge of a container to support all the other floral details.
A more than just a hint of Christmas tradition design... in a pre-Christmas design.
Glue snippets of grass into a double layer sphere to create a sheltered floral globe.
Light and airy... like a wonderful breeze on a hot summer day grass and erigeron display.
Pull tab support for "canned" Calla lilies and bunny-tail grass.
Three Lilies plaited to create a sensational, singular flower "growing" out of a Equisetum dome filled with Rainbow Oasis pebbles.
Freely translated it means Each Moment, Only Once. It is a saying associated with Japanese tea ceremonies.
My article and wedding direction board design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine