My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Bright, brighter… brightest!

The brightest autumn design.

bright and luminous

Lilies, Chinese lanterns, Passion fruit vines and Willow

cheerful and alive,

Bright Autumn design.

light and sunny,

The vivid colours of autumn.

clear and vibrant,

Bright, brighter… brightest! Floral Art design

vivid and bold,

and that’s just naming a few of the perfect hues of autumn…

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Tutorials

29 January 2011 Brick on a stick

Create simple but effective stands for Floral Art

16 October 2012 Taco-shaped twig armature

Make a half-moon shaped armature to fill with flowers

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

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.

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

Physalis

Chinese lantern, cape gooseberry, Peruvian cherry, Inca berry

Related Designs

21 October 2015 Watch the leaves turn

Roll autumn leaves to create a wreath

28 October 2015 On Pumpkin Coloured Days

Create a besom broom to sweep up those Autumn leaves

17 February 2016 Where would you put it!?!

Tie a twig armature enclosure for fresh flowers

11 May 2016 Pour

Glue a twig vase and melt some plastic to create a tumbling design

26 October 2016 Harvest Moon

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

2 November 2016 Pick your poison

A Fun Halloween design with "poisonous mushrooms" tucked between the moss and petals

3 May 2017 Oh just...

Braid a few twigs to dance around your flowers

12 July 2017 Sparkler

A radiating twig design

27 September 2017 As tendrils tend to do

Curl a wreath with tendrils to create a twig-pumpkin

4 October 2017 Whipped up in the autumn breeze

Give a loosely woven wreath legs to stand on to hover lightly around a pumpkin

11 October 2017 giving a thanks

A wire and acorn thanks

1 November 2017 A Round

Create a delicate design that rests lightly on the edge of a container

3 October 2018 But what’s inside?

This week we are looking at the contents pages of my book... but more specifically at the sweet little pod design on the content page of my book.