My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

At a Stretch

At a Stretch floral art design

Reaching out

Lathyrus and paper design

almost attached,

Lathyrus tendrils

slightly tangled,

Lathyrus seed pod

there’s a link,

Sweet Pea flowers, tendrils and pods

that’s making it stick

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Tutorials

1 July 2015 Washi paper (Rakusui) split tube

Rip up the Washi paper for a lace fine armature for floral art

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

Favourite Flowers

Lathyrus

Sweet pea

Related Designs

12 September 2018 Hole-ding it’s breath

Craft an almost Autumn armature from dried sweet pea vines

21 November 2018 Rules!

The first design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.

21 November 2018 The effortless floral craftsman, a floral crafter's guide to crafting with nature Book Launch Demonstration

My book launch demonstration was hosted by my flower-buddies from the Capilano Flower Arranging Club. We looked at what influences our own effortless style... that "thing" that...