Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
A Floral Fable: Approach Design
I begin the design in a sleek...
move to the country...
to create a rustic...
garden style design.
When you design, every detail you add matters, and the smallest element can change the design completely.
At first the Gerbera daisies are in sleek test tubes tied with a sexy corset style black satin ribbon.
I then softened the bare city twig look by adding green stems of Jasmine foliage
To show the big impact just a few stems can make
And finally the design is transformed completely
when I replaced the test tubes with rustic recycled ball jars tied with copper wire.
I don't always want to wire my test tubes into the design. I like to create a bit of movement by simply hooking the tubes to gently swing.
Create a twig tree by using clay to secure twigs and sticks into a pot
My demonstration explored ways to tell a story with floral art designs
This was the first design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration
I did a Floral Art demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging club. Over the next few weeks I will show the designs in detail and add the design tutorials. This week I’ll...