Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Winter White Gyp Wreath
I re-worked my bleached Baby's Breath wreath to create this wreath. See the detailed Tutorial below
Place the wreath on a flat working surface and glue a snippet of dried Gyp to follow the shape
Start with the outline to create the size wreath you require
Continue to add snippets of gyp
The dried Baby's breath holds its shape really well and creates a fluffy wreath
Cover the entire gyp wreath with fluffy snippets
Add a few dried twigs.
Glue in the test tubes for the fresh flowers
Add a few sparkling beads and baubles
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Gypsophila dries really well and can be bleached to a stunning winter white
A Merry Christmas Twig Snowflake
Design 1 of my three week pre-Christmas designing series looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: a wreath
Now this is quite a discovery! And it honestly is the easiest and quickest way to go from "I still want to decorate for Christmas" to "... aaand I am done, I made our wreath"
An impossibly delicate looking way to securely keep flowers in place over a clear container.
...ok not really that fancy- it’s paper pulp. Cardboard boxes, really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being delivered. My list of...