My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Come on Over

Come on Over floral art design

Over...

Weaving with foliage

… under...

Lily and cyclamen

… atop...

Curl some ripped foliage

… beneath...

Let the flowers rest on the weaved foliage

… above...

Lily stamens

… below...

Foliage weave flower frog

… through...

Weave and curl foliage contrast

… up...

Shades of green floral art design

underneath...

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Tutorials

19 February 2014 Weave a foliage grid for a shallow container

Keep flowers neatly in a shallow container

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...

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

2 January 2011 Lilies

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

Favourite Flowers

Cyclamen

Cyclamen, English sowbread

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

15 June 2016 One tug

Weave willow bark strips into a nest and weave a bird from flax

16 August 2017 Making Ends Meet

Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf

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.