Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
giving a thanks
Happy Canadian Thanksgiving
To communicate a message… please give
To say just how much you want or want to… I’d give
To put forward… give me
To host… given in honour
To alter in shape… has a little give
To hand over… To give my prettiest Autumn thanks to you!
Shape the letters out of wire and then decorate with autumn design elements.
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...
Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant
Wrap Spanish moss around a monogram wire frame to create a creative seating plan
Carefully glue a twig armature to display the mini-miniature Darling orchids
Twist ivy vines around a cardboard shape to create a lace fine Christmas tree mobile.
Glue twig snippets to closely follow the shape of a glass vase
Create a light and transparent collar-base for the large composite flower to nestle into.
Loop and tie a few stacked twigs to create an enclosed floral armature
This is a perfect do-ahead-of-time hanging design for a summer wedding. Craft one or three or a whole lot of the lanterns and add some orchids at the last moment to finish the...
A visual breather from all the bright and festive designs to come when designing for Autumn.
My article and Floral Monogram Seating Plan designs featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
A fragile looking heart made from twigs that can hold a lot of orchids
Delicate cherry twig, rosary vine and oncidium orchid enchanted forest masquerade masque.
Celebrate the bright colours of autumn with lilies and Chinese lanterns