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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Worth a second look

worth a second look floral art design

It takes

Chocolate cosmos and grasses

400 cocoa beans

Tight bud cosmos

to make

Autumn chocolate cosmos wreath

a 450g

Chocolate cosmos wreath

slab of chocolate

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Tutorials

30 November 2016 Barely there Wreath armature

Glue snippets of Baby's breath and grass into a lace fine wreath shape to showcase the tiny chocolate cosmos buds

12 December 2012 Piled Pine Needle Tabletop Wreath

Use wood glue to make a light as air table top wreath from pine needles

26 October 2016 Folded Bleached Baby’s Breath Wreath Armature

Glued Baby's Breath Wreath, folded in half to create a moon shaped armature

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

4 November 2015 Bleached Baby’s Breath Wreath

Glue a radiating wreath from bleached Gyp

3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase

23 March 2012 Drying Physalis sepals

Every Autumn we see the beautiful Physalis pods everywhere but they are easy to dry and preserve to use year round.

Related Designs

30 August 2017 If

Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem

27 December 2017 Can it be?

Craft a pine tube to display a soft and snow filled winter scene

7 February 2018 Up around the bend

Bend Equisetum into curves to wire into an open wreath shape

9 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate) floral art demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society

A design demonstration looking at preparing for competition designs: thinking bigger

9 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Loosen Up

This was the first design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration

16 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Snipped into Sections

This was the second design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration

23 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Another perspective

This was the third design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration

12 December 2012 It's a swell time…

An exceptional moment frozen in time… 12:12:12 12/12/12

26 October 2016 Harvest Moon

Fold a fine twig wreath in half to create a moon shaped armature

25 November 2015 So white

A dried Baby's breath and fresh orchid wreath

4 November 2015 Delicate

Bleached Gypsophila wreath with delicate autumn touches

26 August 2015 Bent

Weave a wreath from sweetpea stems and tendrils