Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Vein Veil For Freesias
Match up two Monstera leaves that are similar in size and shape
Place the leaves side by side on a flat working surface. You are going to cut the leaves on the sides that faces in.
Cut away the leaf section between the prominent veins.
Cut the leaf on both sides of the vein, fold it up and score the fold with the pad of your thumb.
Gently rip the leaf from the vein.
Remove the leaf part.
Creating a gap leaf pattern.
Do the same with the other leaf.
Monstera leaves ready to design with.
Glue short sections of rosary vine into the natural gaps in the Monstera deliciosa leaf
Fold and glue a Monstera deliciosa (delicious monster) leaf
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Dutch floral designer Pim van den Akker, from Flower Factor invited me to participate in a FloraHolland initiative promoting the versatility of Freesias entitled ...
Freestyle Freesia design video for Flower Factor
Deceptively simple. A design that relies on you working with not against what is already there.
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Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf
This was the third design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration