My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Beginning

Beginning floral art design

To

Gloriosa

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Fire lily

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Climbing lily

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Yellow Gloriosa Lilies

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Midelino Cane Coil Globe Cup

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Quote by William Wordsworth

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Tutorials

14 January 2013 Midelino Cane Coil Globe Cup

Weave a loose, round floral art armature

14 August 2012 Midelino cane coil basket

Weave a hand basket from Midelino cane coils

13 April 2012 Staining Midelino cane Coils

White Midelino cane is easy to stain in any colour

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

1 May 2012 Cinderella Spiral Pumpkin from Midelino Cane Coils

Tie Midelino Cane coils to make a spiral armature

30 October 2012 Midelino Harvest Moon Basket

This is a great flat and open basket to take outside when “harvesting” your fall leaves, pods and flowers. Who knows, you might even find a ghost pumpkin or three…

1 April 2015 Keeping pollen tidy

Most of the time I would gently tug the pollen covered stamens away the moment it becomes yellow and messy. But the Gloriosa looks rather pretty with the stamens on, so I fix it...

Favourite Flowers

Gloriosa

Glory or Flame lilies, Fire lily, Superb lily, Climbing lily, and Creeping lily

Related Designs

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

4 January 2017 New Year's Wreath

Decorate an artificial wreath with fresh flowers and frosted twigs

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

8 March 2017 Piece of the forest

Standing roses upright in a shallow container

13 June 2018 Eat up!

A woven bubble for a carnivorous plant.

14 August 2019 For a longer lasting Summer

A creative way to keep foliage hydrated for a cool, water filled summer design.

3 February 2016 Connect the dot

Connect snippets of grass to create a shelter for your flowers

3 June 2015 A watcha call it

Weave a sphere armature

15 April 2015 Bowled Over

Weave a sphere armature to complement delicate oncidium orchiods

6 November 2013 This is the Fragrance of November

Weave a wreath to thread a dome for an Autumn leaf design

2 October 2013 Prickly

Build a twig porcupine armature for fall flowers

19 June 2013 This Moment

Create an armature design outside the vase

22 May 2013 Avoiding Decision Fatigue

This is my article that I wrote for the Bridal Design Issue of Canadian Florist Magazine

8 May 2013 So happy together

Glue a sisal bubble for a few delicate flowers to rest in