Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Every. Single. Week.
This week, 8 years and 496 designs ago...
…just over 655 Tutorials and Tips ago…
... I added my first design to the My Creative Workbook website!
That means I have added one brand new design… and at least one Tutorial, most times more…
Every. Single. Week...
No excuses, no exceptions, no maybe later's…
for 8 years straight.
Not even one single week missed!!!
Happy anniversary to us. My website started as a place for me to keep all my creative projects to refer back to- I am so happy you found it as well!
Craft a suspended armature to create a clear winter design.
Break a willow twig at and angle to support your flowers
When you glue a structure with hot glue there are always a few stray strands of glue stuck all over the design. Blow it away with a hairdryer.
Hana-Kubari is an Ikebana flower mechanic. Only natural materials such as pebbles, sticks and branches can be seen to support the flowers. Traditionally no twine or wire, nails,...
Slip a twig over the side of a container to keep an elegant flower stem upright
Cut a few willow twigs to split to create legs for the armature
Instead of just placing a handful of twigs and two stems of sweet peas in a vase... why not...?
Create a long lasting winter inspired floral design that looks like it is frozen in time.
Keeping this tulip upright requires less magic and more hot glue skills... but it looks magical never the less.
Simplicity to showcase the perfection of the Lisianthus buds