My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Is it an Isit?

A Brick red

A Brick red

Or more Rosewood

Or more Rosewood

Than mahogany

Than mahogany

Or Wine red

Or Wine red

Maybe Garnet red

Maybe Garnet red

Or a pretty shade of Jam red?

Or a pretty shade of Jam red?

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

Tutorials

18 July 2018 Miltonia orchid and cherry plate

Keep a small space open on a serving platter to display gorgeous cherry red Miltonia orchids

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

23 July 2014 Twig Chain Garlands

Knot stems into decorative swinging chains

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.

16 August 2011 Twig cocoon

Cherry twig frame for my cocoon design

Related Designs

23 July 2014 Chain of Thought

Knot small stems into decorative chain garlands

31 July 2012 Grown Glamour

Delicate cherry twig, rosary vine and oncidium orchid enchanted forest masquerade masque.

16 August 2011 Cherry twig cocoon

Japanese aesthetic, wabi-sabi, acknowledges three simple truths:nothing lasts, nothing is done, and nothing is perfect.