My creative workbook

Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

That good old double vase trick

Create a dry layer by placing a smaller vase inside the larger vase

Create a dry layer by placing a smaller vase inside the larger vase

The two vases create a double layer

The two vases create a double layer

Pour water in the larger vase.

Pour water in the larger vase.

Place a few pebbles in the dry inside vase.

Place a few pebbles in the dry inside vase.

Add a few silver marbles

Add a few silver marbles

Sprinkle a thick layer of wax snow to float in the water.

Sprinkle a thick layer of wax snow to float in the water.

See the Tutorial below for detailed instructions on how to make wax snow

A slightest of dusting of snow to settle on the pebbles and marbles.

And the slightest of dusting of snow to settle on the pebbles and marbles.

Arrange the fresh plant material in the water

Arrange the fresh plant material in the water to stand (for the most part) parallel.

Alternatives:

Any  shape of vases can be used

Any shape of vases can be used to create a glass layered design

You can even use more than two glass containers

You can even use more than two glass containers

Using the glass layers:

Place a candle in the dry inside vase

Place a candle in the dry inside vase and arrange the plant material around it

Place a few skeleton leaves in the dry outside vase

Or place a few skeleton leaves in the dry outside vase and flowers and water in the inside vase

See the Tutorial below for detailed instructions on how to make skeleton leaves

Slip a few play cards in the dry layer

Slip a few play cards in the dry layer and arrange the flowers in the inside

Or post a secret note

Or post a secret note...

Or fruit... or weave some foliage... or add a few rose petals. Such a versatile trick!

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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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