My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Mr Twig-or-cheat

Twig man

Meet...

Cauldron creep

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Chinese lantern head

cunning

Physalis head stick man

cauldron

Cauldron stick man

dwelling Mr Twig-or-cheat

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Tutorials

31 October 2017 Physalis Pod Stick-man

Glue twigs into a stick man for a Halloween design

6 November 2012 Stalk and Husk Scarecrow

Use husks or dried leaves to make a scarecrow or doll

5 January 2011 Palm leaf Hopper-flies (grasshoppers and butterflies)

Weave grasshoppers or butterflies (or fireflies) from palm leaves

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...

18 February 2015 Grass Spiral Snail

Fold a foliage snail

17 June 2015 Zig zag Palm Dragonfly

Fold a dragonfly from a long strand of grass or palm leaf

24 September 2014 Folding a Frog

Fold and weave a frog from grass

6 February 2013 Fold a Foliage Fish

Fold and weave a fish from two blades of grass

17 July 2012 Guacamole Green Coiled Grass Chameleon

My Chameleon is mono-botanical. Made from coiled grass

1 February 2012 Love Bug

Heart shaped rosery vine and pine love bug

Favourite Flowers

Physalis

Chinese lantern, cape gooseberry, Peruvian cherry, Inca berry

Related Designs

31 October 2018 Scary stuff!

My Halloween design... with some scary stuff hidden if you can read between the leaves!

6 November 2012 Mr. Stalk, the Seriously Terrifying Scarecrow, on his Day Off

An easy going design of ripped grass and calla lilies. But look a bit closer. See if you can find Mr. Stalk relaxing somewhere between the blades of grass.

5 November 2007 Snowmums

Snowmums “take the centerpiece home” event favors.