My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Helping Spring Stick Around

Spring flower arrangement by Christine de Beer

Maybe it’s a Petal Stayer Put-ter

Keep blossoms from dropping their petals for a longer lasting floral design

Staged a Wait Inner in

Sustainable floral design ideas for spring

A Hang Outer

Keep petals from dropping on spring blossoms

A Linger Longer-er

Interior floral styling for Spring using blossoms

Sit Tight

Ideas for floral arrangements using only a few flowers

A blossom Tarry-a-While… no wait...

Flower arranging tutorials that are unique.

Oh my… it’s a... a... a Blossom Sojourn!

Every week I add a new design with related tutorials. Be sure to subscribe to receive an email notification with design inspiration.

Tutorials

15 April 2020 A Sticky-tape way to keep blossom petals from dropping

Capture Spring for just a little bit longer by sticking blossoms down, in place.

2 April 2014 Turning the sellotape over the vase trick up-side-down for a sticky side out frog

Tape a grid over a vase to keep the floral details in place

2 July 2014 Clearly invisible taped Grid

This is the easiest way to keep flower in place

10 July 2013 Wrap a line grid to support plant material in a shallow, stemmed container

Fishing line creates an invisible grid over a shallow glass cake stand to support the plant material

13 September 2017 Tape a grid around the edges of a container for a table top wreath

Suspend flowers with an almost invisible taped grid

15 July 2015 Floating transparent ripples to support delicate floral material

Cut circles out of transparencies to make ripples in the water

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

11 April 2018 Pick up any bits of plant material floating in the water

Use a wet brush to lift any tiny bits of plant material floating on and in the water to keep your container clear.

Related Designs

2 April 2014 Apricity

Turning a stand-by floral technique sticky side out

16 April 2014 Never saw such a lovely day...

Weave a palm thorn garland to decorate for Easter

6 April 2016 Take it for a Spin

Make a clear grid to suspend plant material on

7 June 2017 Dream, Job

Create a grid to rest some plant material so that it floats and some with their stems to rest in the water below

2 July 2014 Clearly contained

Clear containers need clear grids to keep the flowers in place

13 September 2017 Around again

Tape a grid at the edge of a container

15 July 2015 So Fine

Use transparencies to create floating devices for the flower material

10 July 2013 Pink

Weave an invisible grid to float the plant material on