Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Hopping with Excitement
It's with a hop
hop... hop... hop
and a jump that I say: Happy Easter to you.
Give a sturdy twig a cut to stay put in your Spring design.
Temporarily adhere a traditional Ikebana Kenzan or pincushion to a shallow container.
How to place various sizes of plant material in a Kenzan
Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"
… and why we call this the special craftsmanship edition
The design for the cover of my book, the effortless floral craftsman, crafted from Fiddlehead Fern and Red Lipstick Hanging Heliconia.
Fill eggshells with moss to create an upright container... with a surprising balancing trick.
Using a traditional Ikabana Kenzan to place flowers in a shallow container