My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

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End Up floral design by Christine de Beer

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Easy and quick floral design ideas

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Free floral design tutorials for arrangers who like something a bit different

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Contemporary floral design ideas for arrangers

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Sustainable foam free floral design tutorials

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Fun floral design tutorials that are unusual

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Quote by John Rohn (1930-2009)

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Tutorials

24 June 2020 Building up a wreath panel

Connect six wreaths to build up a hanging panel to display your flowers on.

1 November 2011 Weaving a twig wreath

For my design I wanted the wreath to look wind blown so I added a few loosely woven twigs into the weave. I also wanted to emphasize the autumn colours so I added a twirling...

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

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

8 July 2015 Using a pin to place tiny dew drop crystals

It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.

26 August 2015 Sun baked Sweetpea vine wreath

A perfect way to use a Lathyrus vine after all it flowered

7 September 2016 Willow flower crown

Loosely weave willow tips to create an ethereal crown

11 February 2015 Stripping foliage from weaving stems

Remove foliage from stems to weave with

24 May 2017 Chain link wreath weaving

Weave a few small wreaths to connect

27 September 2017 Tendril vine Wreath Pumpkin

Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin

7 February 2018 Bend Wired Equisetum into a Hollow Wreath

Craft a wreath with a hollow cavity inside to use as an armature for your flowers

9 January 2019 Winter white Tulle bridal basket

Craft a delicate bridal basket from twigs and tulle.

5 September 2018 Wisteria Wreath Vine

Weave tiny vine wreaths on the leave stems of a stripped Wisteria vine

Favourite Flowers

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine, Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts

Related Designs

26 August 2015 Bent

Weave a wreath from sweetpea stems and tendrils

17 August 2016 Strangeness

Weave a wreath to display air plants on

7 September 2016 You are all invited!

My article and Willow Crown design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

24 May 2017 Link

weave a few wreaths to link

27 September 2017 As tendrils tend to do

Curl a wreath with tendrils to create a twig-pumpkin

7 February 2018 Up around the bend

Bend Equisetum into curves to wire into an open wreath shape

9 January 2019 Magical Craftsmanship

My article and winter white Tulle bridal basket design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine.

5 September 2018 Wreath Vine Season!

Weave tiny wreaths on the stems of Wisteria vines