My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Details

details floral art design

The details

Green lady slipper orchid

are not

Twig snippet vase armature

the details.

Paphiopedilum

They make

Paphiopedilum orchid on a twig snippet vase armature.

the design

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Tutorials

11 May 2016 Twig snippet vase armature

Glue twig snippets to closely follow the shape of a glass vase

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

18 March 2011 Reed Hourglass

Glue small sections of Mikado Reeds into a hour glass shape

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

16 August 2011 Twig cocoon

Cherry twig frame for my cocoon design

7 August 2013 Cherry twig rainbow arch

Glue a few twigs to arch over a upturned container

31 July 2012 Cherry stem Masquerade Masque

Glue cherry stems to create a mask

6 September 2011 Twig collar

Create a light and transparent collar-base for the large composite flower to nestle into.

Favourite Flowers

Paphiopedilum

Lady Slipper, Slipper orchid

Related Designs

6 February 2019 Tread softly on winter

A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.

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.

18 March 2011 SHAPE

Chrysanthemum Hourglass

8 April 2011 Large Open Weave Twig Basket

Easter Basket used in the Durbanville Flower Club Easter Parade Demonstration

11 April 2011 Glass

A small pane of glass connects the top and the bottom of the design

16 August 2011 Cherry twig cocoon

Japanese aesthetic, wabi-sabi, acknowledges three simple truths:nothing lasts, nothing is done, and nothing is perfect.

31 July 2012 Grown Glamour

Delicate cherry twig, rosary vine and oncidium orchid enchanted forest masquerade masque.

6 September 2011 When Autumn Fall

Autumn leaf composite flower

11 May 2016 Pour

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