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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

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Hana Kubari lily design

Prop up

Palm leaf grasshoppers on lilies

Keep up

Stand lilies in shallow water

Brace

Snippets of palm line the shallow container

Support

Three stem lily Hana Kubari

Hold up

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Tutorials

7 September 2012 The Three legged trick for Upright Constructions

When in doubt, always give your armature three legs. Two legs are simply not enough and four legs will wobble if it is even slightly off balance.

5 January 2011 Palm leaf Hopper-flies (grasshoppers and butterflies)

Weave grasshoppers or butterflies (or fireflies) from palm leaves

2 January 2011 Lilies

How to keep Lilies in bud for longer. Removing the pollen. Stringing a Lily Garland.

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

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