Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Trailing Ceropegia woodii vines from a Heliconia flower
Place a Heliconia stem at a slight angle in a vase.
Slip the Ceropegia woodii vines into the cavity of the Heliconia flower.
Arrange the vines so that they trail down the flower stem
Use a bamboo skewer to adjust the placement if needed.
Wire and glue a few acorns into the fork of a twig to create an Autumn armature
Weave willow between the fork in a twig to create a paddle like armature
Spiral stems around a Ceropegia woodii or Rosary vine.
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
The design for the cover of my book, the effortless floral craftsman, crafted from Fiddlehead Fern and Red Lipstick Hanging Heliconia.
Filling a trumpet flower cup... with more flowers!
Use the heart of a sunflower as a platform to place your autumn floral details on.
Hoard a few acorns in the fork of a twig to show off a single oncidium orchid.
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
To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee and the 20th Anniversary of Friends of Government House Gardens Society a Horticultural event was hosted in the gardens and...