My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Large Open Weave Twig Basket

Large open weave twig Basket

I wove the basket from vine and paper wire.

The green berries are paper covered baubles and the blossoms are dried hydrangea florets.

The green berries are paper covered baubles and the blossoms are dried hydrangea florets.

Easter Parade demonstration gift basket

I filled it with Hot Cross Buns as Favors for the audience. The gifts also contained the Easter Egg Hunt prizes.

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Tutorials

26 July 2011 Wire Tendrils

Curl the wire at irregular intervals to create a natural wire tendril similar to that of a passion fruit plant

6 January 2012 Mossy Twig handbag

Radiate short twigs in a circle to make a moss and twig handbag

1 February 2012 Weaving a diagonal green grass basket

Once you figure out how to do the corners weaving a diagonal shape is actually not that hard to do.

6 March 2012 Glue a round stacked twig platter

Stack and glue tiny twigs to create a round platter

Favourite Flowers

Hydrangea

Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia

Related Designs

18 November 2015 Autumn is a mosaic of them all

Easy to assemble fall leaf and tissue paper gift bag

16 December 2015 Christmas Waves

Twist a Kalanchoe and Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

16 March 2016 Creative Expectations

My article and a floral parasol design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

3 August 2016 Practice

Weave a willow bird nest

17 August 2016 Strangeness

Weave a wreath to display air plants on

24 August 2016 Details

Glue twigs to create a vase shaped armature

7 September 2016 You are all invited!

My article and Willow Crown design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

16 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Snipped into Sections

This was the second design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration

8 March 2017 Piece of the forest

Standing roses upright in a shallow container

11 April 2017 Well… we did it again!

Blossoms and chocolates for Easter

24 May 2017 Link

weave a few wreaths to link

27 September 2017 As tendrils tend to do

Curl a wreath with tendrils to create a twig-pumpkin

13 June 2018 Eat up!

A woven bubble for a carnivorous plant.