Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
a nudge this way and a touch that way
some pointing up and others pointing down
heavy right there and light over here
balancing it all just, just so...
Twirl twigs to create a balanced nest to display the beautiful orchids on
When in doubt, always give your armature three legs. Two legs are simply not enough and four legs will wobble if it is even slightly off balance.
I don't always want to wire my test tubes into the design. I like to create a bit of movement by simply hooking the tubes to gently swing.
Side stems of branches can be used as hooks to hang floral material in a design.
Hoard a few acorns in the fork of a twig to show off a single oncidium orchid.
Stack two vases to create a small gap at the side to keep a leaf upright