My creative workbook

Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

Blown Away

Kyogi paper was historically used in Japan to wrap food - all natural, keeps the food from drying out, adds a subtle flavour and it can be composted to return to the crop-soil-cycle! It is pine (or cedar) wood that is shaved so thin it's almost transparent. It can be wrapped, rolled, cut, stained, torn and easily glued.
This was a Floral Trends Design Group Assignment arrangement

Floral Art Design: Blown Away seen from the front

It is also extremely light weight and can easily be Blown Away and thrashed into a tangle of curls.

Floral Art Design:Blown Away

Blown Away Design

Blown Away Kyogi curls detail

To stay with the Japanese theme I placed Phalaenopsis Orchids scattered like blossoms blowing in the wind.

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Christine de Beer

This is my ongoing creative workbook to research and capture design projects and techniques. You will mostly find ideas for floral art but I will also include some other projects such as gift packaging, cards and even cake decorating with a few lifestyle projects arranged in between.

Everything you see in this workbook was designed, made and photographed by me, unless specific credit is given to another designer.

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Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid