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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

I've got my head in the clouds

This design was part of my 2010 Fusion Flowers Magazine Designer of the year competition portfolio

Oasis Design 1

I''ve got my head in the clouds

My design was inspired by clouds. I made the dreamy wax shape by dipping hot wax into cold water to form the swirling white clouds.

Swirling wax floral art structure

The purple tulips and roses are placed with their heads floating in the clouds.

Fusion Flowers design I've got my head in the clouds

Disks cut out of purple Rainbow Oasis holds the flower tubes perfectly upright and is placed in the squiggle shape a child would draw a cloud.

The plaited tulips are used to emphasize the dreamlike and experimental quality of the design

The plaited tulips are used to emphasize the dreamlike and experimental quality of the design

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Tutorials

11 February 2011 Rainbow Oasis Hearts

Cut heart shapes out of Rainbow Oasis

19 March 2011 Melting Wax for Floral Art

For Floral Art the temperature of the wax rarely exceeds the minimum melting point.

Favourite Flowers

Rosa

Rose

Tulipa

Tulip

Related Designs

27 January 2016 Well, I'll be

Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems

22 February 2017 Perfect!

Tulips are so perfect just as they are all that is needed is to simply drape their graceful leaves around the flowers