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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

But... what are you Like?

But... what are you Like floral art design

Once you know

Hula skirt flower arrangement

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Unusual floral design idea for summer

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Luau inspired flower arrangement for a Hawaiian themed party

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Hula skirts for a Luau inspired flower arrangement for a Hawaiian themed party

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Easy summer floral design

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Flower arranging inspiration

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Easy flower arrangement that looks impressive

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Grandma Tula (Moana (2016 film))

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Tutorials

28 August 2019 Hula skirt for a glass vase

Hawaiian Hula skirt for a Luau inspired flower arrangement.

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

25 April 2012 A plait, a braid or a French knot grass collar

"Plaid" and "braid" are synonyms, and where you are from will most likely dictate whether you use plait (British) or braid (American or Celtic). Some people also refer to...

22 June 2016 Lily grass spiral in a vase

Twist lily grass slightly to create a spiral for the orchids to nestle in

20 June 2018 Bundled Phormium with a secret water source

Rip Phormium to create a freestanding bundle armature design.

6 November 2012 Ripped Grass Frame

Create a sheltered or veiled design by framing the outer edge of your armature (in this case thick cardboard) with long strands of grass

27 February 2013 Ripped Foliage Mesh

Create a delicate mesh over the design

Favourite Flowers

Alstroemeria

Inca lily, Peruvian lily or lily of the Incas

Gladiolus

Gladiolus, Sword lily, Corn Lilies, gladioluses, glads, plural: gladioli

Related Designs

24 April 2012 Words Matter.

Braiding and plaiting and knotting hair is a huge trend in hairdressing at the moment. Intricate little plaits are draped over long flowing hair to add complexity and quirk. ...

22 June 2016 Perfection

Spiral grass to create a nest for the lady slipper orchids

7 November 2018 Book Launch Day!

Oh yes! Today is officially my book launch day!

7 November 2018 Grab your party mittens, flower buds… it’s Book Launch Day!

Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.

20 June 2018 A Bundle of Pretty

A dried bundle of ripped flax hides a secret water source for the orchids

6 November 2012 Mr. Stalk, the Seriously Terrifying Scarecrow, on his Day Off

An easy going design of ripped grass and calla lilies. But look a bit closer. See if you can find Mr. Stalk relaxing somewhere between the blades of grass.

27 February 2013 Just Meshing About

create a mesh to drape over the design to create a soft veil.

16 May 2013 Natural, naturally

Weave a armature to rest a lily on