My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Bursting with excitement

In about one of a 52 that is in a year…

In about one of a 52 that is in a year…

In roughly one quarter of a month…

In roughly one quarter of a month…

In just one week…

In just one week…

that’s 7 days…

that’s 7 days…

186 hours… give or take a few…

186 hours… give or take a few…

10080 minutes… but probably a bit more

10080 minutes… but probably a bit more

That’s just soooo many seconds to count!!!

That’s just soooo many seconds to count!!!

I am bursting with excitement to show you my something next week…

I am bursting with excitement to show you my something next week…

… meet me here?

… meet me here?

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Tutorials

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...

2 January 2011 Lilies

How to keep Lilies in bud for longer. Removing the pollen. Stringing a Lily Garland.

9 August 2017 Weave a flat top to tip at an angle with flower stems

Craft a platform to highlight small flowers

3 April 2013 Twin Leaf Weave

Weave two palm leaves together to create a floral grid

14 January 2015 Weaving Slippers from Foliage

Weave slip on shoes from palm leaves

Favourite Flowers

Lathyrus

Sweet pea

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

14 August 2019 For a longer lasting Summer

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

21 August 2019 All in one pod

Fold open a lily bud to conceal a clever little BoutStix floral magnet for an unusual corsage.

9 August 2017 Hat tip

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

3 April 2013 April showers bring May flowers

After a long winter it is always fun to use the first spring bulb flowers!

14 January 2015 Take a load off

Weave slippers from foliage

16 April 2014 Never saw such a lovely day...

Weave a palm thorn garland to decorate for Easter

25 February 2011 A Rock by any other Name...

It's not really what we call things that matter but what they are made of- in this design, it's made of all three types of Oasis and wool.