My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

April showers bring May flowers

April showers bring May flowers floral art design

Drop

Paper whites floating on palm leaves

Splat

Weaving palm leaves.

Drip

Natural palm grid

Trickle

Drops of water on the petals

Spatter

Weaving a grid

Splash

Spring design

Plop!

Every week I add a new design with related tutorials. Be sure to subscribe to receive an email notification with design inspiration.

Tutorials

3 April 2013 Twin Leaf Weave

Weave two palm leaves together to create a floral grid

8 June 2011 Foliage Weaving

For this tutorial I focus on a simple weave pattern that does not require you to soften or prepare the leaves to be more durable or flexible. This is the starting point in...

Favourite Flowers

Narcissus

The white variety is referred to as paper white, the yellow is known as a daffodil.

Related Designs

13 July 2016 Woven

Weave a canopy or parachute shaped armature for orchids to perch on

17 May 2017 Nobody move!

Weave a small basket with a lid to keep fluffy treasures in

9 August 2017 Hat tip

Tip a mortarboard inspired top at an angle for a glass design

15 August 2018 Bursting with excitement

Loosely weave grass to create a decorative grid keeping flowers in place over a square container.

13 March 2019 How to avoid your wedding treasures from becoming “after the event trash”

My article and grass wedding basket design.

29 May 2019 Creative Competition

This week I am so excited to share my article and design that was published in the recent issue of the Floral Art Society of New Zealand's Academy Magazine for NZ qualified...