Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Stripping bark from willow sticks
Cut a line down the length of the willow stick with a very sharp knife. make sure to only cut the bark and not damage the wood..
Lift the bark with a cuticle pusher
Gently loosen the bark from the wood
Peel the bark from the wood.
Leaving the beautiful wood exposed
As an alternative cut away sections of bark and only strip those places to expose the wood
Glue a fantasy forest from Popsicle sticks, grape vine tendrils and willow tips
The second design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.
My book launch demonstration was hosted by my flower-buddies from the Capilano Flower Arranging Club. We looked at what influences our own effortless style... that "thing" that...
Wire a sparkling tinsel garland to dress up a single, elegant Arum lily.
Soft minimal... this is exactly the kind of design I place in our apartment. Use a few fall treasures picked up on a walk and add a copper leaf to up the effort and love you add...
Soft minimal Fall armature making it easy to replace the flowers as the season progress.
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box gift bag wreath… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes...