Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
As tendrils tend to do
Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin
For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...
Cut a coiled vine wreath into sections to create an delicate armature to frame a few perfect chocolate cosmos flowers
Snip a dried twig wreath to undo the spirals to hang around a glass container
Tie Midelino Cane coils to make a spiral armature
Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin
My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Just like the weather is only hinting at spring, so is this design only hinting at being a basket
Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...
Bright and sunny cymbidium orchids and roses, lilies, lisianthus and pincushions
I wove vine wreaths to form a pyramid, one just slightly larger than the next. In the natural cavities between the wreaths I placed the roses and lisianthus in plastic covered...
Contemporary Wreath Design demonstration as part of the Durbanville Garden Club's annual Garden Festival, Western Cape, South Africa
Open a vine wreath to create a spiral twig armature around a glass container
Easter Basket used in the Durbanville Flower Club Easter Parade Demonstration
A floral design snapshot of what it looks like when walking down the streets of Vancouver this week.
Designing adventurous Contemporary Floral centerpieces Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine </strong><br><br>
This was the first design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration
My design entered for evaluation at the Floral Trends Design Group meeting in South Africa