My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Once Upon A Time

A winter Grass Pyramid Armature

Up on

Once Upon A Time floral art design

a time...

Phalaenopsis orchid

ascent

Phalaenopsis orchid, air plants, monkey grass, rosary vine and vine tendrils

upwards

Phalaenopsis orchid, air plants, monkey grass, rosary vine and vine tendrils snow design

very soon

Grass Pyramid Armature.

on occasion of

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Tutorials

13 January 2016 Stacked Grass Pyramid Armature

Stack snippets of grass on a wire frame to make a floating pyramid armature

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

25 August 2011 Placing orchids in test tubes

Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.

8 July 2015 Using a pin to place tiny dew drop crystals

It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.

Favourite Flowers

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Tillandsia

Air plants

Tillandsia Usneoides

Spanish moss, Florida moss, long moss, or graybeard

Related Designs

17 August 2016 Strangeness

Weave a wreath to display air plants on

7 December 2016 Oh! So clever

My article and Bridal basket design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

25 January 2017 What is in a basket of spectacular?

Weave a basket with dangling edges for a single orchid display

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat

19 April 2017 A spongy home for this octopus orchid

An unusual mechanic for a tiny orchid design

26 July 2017 Beat the summer heat

Tangle some wire to set flowers in water

5 June 2019 Add up!

Stacking green stems to create an armature for short stemmed flowers.

10 August 2011 Pleated Pleasure

Pleats are accordion like folds of equal width in alternating opposite directions in any kind of fabric. I absolutely love the tight buds of Allium and they represent the...

23 April 2014 Bound to Keep

Weave and tie a decorative catcher to suspend flowers

4 June 2014 All white, just not quite

My article and woven ring basket design featured in the summer issue of <strong>DIY Weddings Magazine</strong>

16 September 2015 Pointing In

wrap and glue a ring armature to create a decorative wreath

3 December 2014 Finding Common Ground

My article and twig boutonniere design featured in the Winter issue of <strong>DIY Weddings Magazine </strong>