My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

For a longer lasting Summer

For a longer lasting Summer floral art design

The higher...

Easy weaving in a flower arrangement

the temperature...

Modern corporate flower arrangement

the deeper...

Outstanding unusual flower arrangements

the water...

Fresh flower arrangement ideas and tutorials

… that perfectly sums up

Unique natural flower arrangements

my summer design philosophy.

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Tutorials

14 August 2019 Long lasting Lily and lily grass ball

Keep all the fresh flower material hydrated in water by weaving the stems from one side of the vase to the other.

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...

22 June 2016 Lily grass spiral in a vase

Twist lily grass slightly to create a spiral for the orchids to nestle in

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.

13 June 2018 Lily grass and cane bubble for a Pitcher plant

Craft a dried cane globe for the armature of the design and then add lily grass to dry in place.

27 February 2019 Weave a floral trap

Keep your flowers in place with an all natural woven trap.

15 April 2015 Stretching leaves and foliage into a ringlet curl

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

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

24 July 2019 Up to much?

Dress up a single lily stem with a few blades of grass.

13 June 2018 Eat up!

A woven bubble for a carnivorous plant.

15 April 2015 Bowled Over

Weave a sphere armature to complement delicate oncidium orchiods

2 March 2016 Beginning

Glue a Midelino Cane Coil Globe Cup to display beautiful Gloriosa lilies

15 August 2018 Bursting with excitement

Loosely weave grass to create a decorative grid keeping flowers in place over a square container.

13 March 2013 Than you have to

Weave blades of grass to create a cover for a glass vase