My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Hide-and-go-peek

Hide and go peek  floral art design

A peek,

Hide a candle in a leaf cocoon

a glance,

A cymbidiun orchid peeps out from the cocoon

a glimpse,

Float a few orchids in a vase

a glimmer

Hide and go peek flower design

of a flickering glow…

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Tutorials

22 September 2012 Skeleton Leaves

Remove the pulp from leaves so that only the vain framework remain

17 April 2013 Skeleton Leaf Flameless Candle Cocoon

Cover a balloon with skeleton leaves to create a cocoon

7 April 2012 A Neighbor friendly way to deflate a balloon

Apart from avoiding the noise popping a balloon makes this is also a less violent way to deflate a balloon when you make Papier Mache items

Favourite Flowers

Cymbidium

Cymbidium, Boat Orchid

Related Designs

23 December 2015 Dear Santa,

Gift boxes from skeleton leaves

3 February 2016 Connect the dot

Connect snippets of grass to create a shelter for your flowers

14 June 2017 Things are looking up!

My article and Bamboo Lantern design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

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...

4 April 2018 Grow on it

Wedge twigs into a vase to create a grid.

11 April 2018 Follow the line

Stack a few glass containers and fill each with water to a different level.

12 December 2018 Availability of plant material shows in your design style

The last design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing... this week: often when we see a design element...