Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
For just this moment… let’s take a break
Something pretty special, pretty quick … to take a load off
put your feet up
recline a while
settle back a bit
… and for just this moment- let’s take a break
I know it is short notice, but what are you doing tonight? Why not join me at my book launch demonstration in North Vancouver? The evening is hosted by the Capilano Flower Arranging Club. Email Joyce capilanoflowerarrangingclub.gmail.com for more details
Break a willow twig at and angle to support your flowers
Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...
Carefully manipulate and bend green willow stems to place in water to sprout as an armature for tulips to mature and open
Slip a twig over the side of a container to keep an elegant flower stem upright
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,...
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems
Some designs really do just make themselves. I received this tiny vase for Christmas from Marius (thank you, Marius!) and while cleaning out my design room I found this little...