My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Catch of the Day

Catch of the Day floral art design

Snatch one… or three

Anthurium and grass design

snag and weave

Weaving Grass Baskets

to scoop them up

Anthurium

get a light grasp

Anthurium and grass baskets

gather the flowers

Anthurium basket floral art design

put it in your baskets

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Tutorials

12 August 2015 Messy edged basket

Weave a loose basket to display flowers

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...

5 June 2013 Weaving a cube foliage ring box

Weave a cube with a ribbon

20 December 2011 Weaving a gift box with a lid from palm leaves

A great all natural gift decorating alternative

1 February 2012 Weaving a diagonal green grass basket

Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.

4 June 2014 Weaving a ring basket

Create a wire frame and weave ripped foliage around it

1 May 2013 Weaving a Straight Edged Strip

A beautiful woven strip that is quite easy to make

Favourite Flowers

Anthurium

Anthurium, Tailflower, painters palette, Flamingo flower

Related Designs

7 December 2016 Oh! So clever

My article and Bridal basket design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat

17 May 2017 Nobody move!

Weave a small basket with a lid to keep fluffy treasures in

28 June 2017 Somewhere in the Middle

Skewer Dracaena leaves into a roll that supports a tiny water source for the Oncidium orchids

26 July 2017 Beat the summer heat

Tangle some wire to set flowers in water

28 March 2018 Walking on eggshells

Fill eggshells with moss to create an upright container... with a surprising balancing trick.

26 June 2019 “Ok wow”

A design so fine you can easily miss it... if it were not for the interwoven pebbles catching your eye.

7 April 2011 Weaving with Flax

Here are a few more examples of woven flax. I also use Typha, palm, iris leaves, Kyogi paper, boat orchid leaves and aspidistra to weave with.