My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Hang on!

Hanging on floral art design

Hanging on

Hanging vases

Hanging out

Cymbidium orchids

Hanging about

Sea horse vases

Hanging up

Cymbidium orchids on a hazel stick

Handing about

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Tutorials

24 April 2013 Macramé hanging vases

Knot wool to create a catch to hang tiny bud vases from

28 December 2011 Macramé inspired hanging test tubes

When I hang these delicate glass bubbles I want to make sure they are really secure. By slipping them into Macramé inspired knots they are not only hanging securely but the...

25 August 2011 Placing orchids in test tubes

Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.

18 May 2016 Dangling flowers from blades of grass

Knot a blade of grass around a water source to create a free hanging design

Favourite Flowers

Cymbidium

Cymbidium, Boat Orchid

Related Designs

29 March 2017 A Twirl

Suspend a wire chandelier design to twirl

24 January 2018 How to make a stack of just enough:

Stack two vases to create a small gap at the side to keep a leaf upright

10 April 2019 Just Like Wisteria Rain

Craft a ethereal design from twigs and wisteria flowers

24 June 2015 Staying connected

My article and a floral cell phone re-charge station design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

20 March 2013 The power of reinvention

Retail florists and wholesalers are already designing, ordering and preparing their product range for prom. This is my article that I wrote for the Prom Design Issue of Canadian...

11 April 2011 Veiled Sunshine:50th Anniversary of the South African Orchid Society at the Cape Town Convention Centre.

Bright and sunny cymbidium orchids and roses, lilies, lisianthus and pincushions

28 February 2012 Design-time saving tip sheet for a demanding Mother’s Day

Time Saving Tips and Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine

25 March 2015 Pulling some Strings

Braid a twig blind armature

27 August 2012 Just Right! Floral Art demonstration: Too Hard!

My second design in my demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society meeting

28 December 2011 Bubbly New Year’s Sparklers

Delicate glass bubbles filled with the midnight blue African violet flowers, purple ornamental capsicum and spilling down the design are a few stems of rosary vine