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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Get in line!

Get in line! floral art design

in a row

Pussy willow line armature.

next up

Phalaenopsis, rosary vine and pussy willow armature

following after

Phalaenopsis, rosary vine and pussy willow hanging flower arrangement

succeeding

Phalaenopsis, rosary vine and pussy willow contemporary floral design

next in order

Phalaenopsis, rosary vine and pussy willow floral mobile

in line

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Tutorials

25 April 2018 Hanging Twig Line-Up

Craft a twig mobile for Spring

19 February 2013 Manipulating stems: Snapping at an angle, Bending, Spiraling, Curling and Straightening

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...

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

18 January 2017 Chain-link string and twig armature

By removing every other twig you open up space for larger flowers to nestle in

17 February 2016 Stack a Twig Enclosure

Loop and tie a few stacked twigs to create an enclosed floral armature

30 April 2015 Willow twig Corsage Platform

To create a layered look for a corsage tie a foundation of twigs with fresh willow stems

11 June 2014 Horizontal twig disk

Wire a few twigs to create a disk armature

3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

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

14 August 2013 Haphazard twig Rectangle

Glue a few twigs into a rectangular shape to hang as a space or room devider

Favourite Flowers

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Ceropegia woodii

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

Related Designs

3 July 2019 Taking a Breather

A relaxing summer design that spins gently in the wind

18 January 2017 Look at you!

Tie twigs to shape a hanging armature

17 February 2016 Where would you put it!?!

Tie a twig armature enclosure for fresh flowers

25 March 2015 Pulling some Strings

Braid a twig blind armature

11 June 2014 To

Make a quick and easy twig disk armature

14 August 2013 Something Like This

Stack and glue a large twig rectangle to hang as room divider

13 October 2011 Direct Contrasts

I have always been fascinated, as a designer, by the idea that there is a point when extremes or direct contrasts flip into its opposite.