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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Don’t put all your Baskets in one Egg

Easter Egg floral design by Christine de Beer

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Easter basket weaving tutorial

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No foam floral design ideas

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Floral crafts using only a few flowers

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Sustainable flower arranging ideas

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Arranging flowers inside an egg.

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Unique ideas for crafting with nature for kids

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How to use an egg as a container in floral design

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Tutorials

8 April 2020 Basket weave in an eggshell

A tiny little basket weave to add to an Easter Design

15 April 2015 Stretching leaves and foliage into a ringlet curl

Most leaves and foliage can be slightly manipulated to curve or curl.

3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase

28 March 2018 Stacked eggshell containers that won't topple over.

Balance a stack of eggshells with a magnet for a tiny Easter design

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...

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.

7 April 2012 Just Hatched Papier Mache Easter Eggs

Glue newsprint paper to balloons to make large egg shaped containers to design in

27 March 2019 An eggshell stack and grass snippet arch with a hidden water source for a Spring or Easter design

An almost nest like design with a hidden water source.

8 April 2015 Cane and Willow Nest Shaped Basket

Weave a nest for Easter eggs

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

20 March 2019 Hanging dangling eggshells with a twig and some ripped grass

Pierce eggshells to string it up for a delicate Spring design element.

Favourite Flowers

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Related Designs

28 March 2018 Walking on eggshells

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

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

Weave a palm thorn garland to decorate for Easter

7 April 2012 Spring Clean

A clean Easter design. The tiny blossoms are Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink'. Tucked low in the paper eggs are a few Cymbidium orchids and the twigs are contorted hazel. The...

27 March 2019 Like trying to find a water tube in a eggshell stack

A fun Spring and Easter design with stacked eggshells.

2 April 2011 Easter Parade Demonstration and Accessory Workshop

Advanced level Workshop: For my Easter Parade Demonstration I made 6 hand-tied designs within armatures. The concept was to pick up the design while demonstrating and to literally...

8 April 2015 Just think!

Weave a nest for chocolate Easter eggs