My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Grown Glamour

A masquerade masque grown in an enchanted forest...

Delicate twig masquerade masque.

Delicate but not Weak

Masquerade masque for a Elven Queen

Dainty but not Flimsy

Intricate cherry twig, rosary vine and oncidium orchids.

Intricate but not Insubstantial

Enchanted forest masquerade masque.

Fragile but not Frail

Dainty twig curls and spirals.jpg

Elegant but not girlishly Pretty

Fragile masquerade masque.

A masque to be worn on a midsummer night...

Grown Glamour floral art design.

by an Elven Queen rather than a Fairy Princess

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Tutorials

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...

31 July 2012 Cherry stem Masquerade Masque

Glue cherry stems to create a mask

31 July 2012 Delicate twig and rosary vine garland

Spiral stems around a Ceropegia woodii or Rosary vine.

Favourite Flowers

Ceropegia woodii

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

Oncidium

Dancing lady

Related Designs

11 November 2015 Balancing Act

Bend dried fall leaves to balance on the edge of a glass container

6 January 2016 Hey there

Moss and succulents cover a mask shape to create a woodland inspired mask

11 May 2016 Pour

Glue a twig vase and melt some plastic to create a tumbling design

24 August 2016 Details

Glue twigs to create a vase shaped armature

20 September 2017 You Wear It Well

My article and body flowers design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

11 October 2017 giving a thanks

A wire and acorn thanks

25 October 2017 When the pretty eyeballs you back!

Barely there skeleton blossoms with Eucalyptus eyes for my Halloween design... Oh! and a Willow Paddle, which probably should have been the main Tutorial... but... well...

18 July 2018 Is it an Isit?

Deep cherry red Miltonia orchid in a platter of cherries