My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Designs

7 August 2019 Point Out: this is a single bunch of gladiolus!

Cut stems of Gladiolus to place in a radiating summer design.

31 July 2019 Jitters!

Zig-zag grass details add a bit of tension to the design

24 July 2019 Up to much?

Dress up a single lily stem with a few blades of grass.

17 July 2019 … and... a bit more... effort… to make it special

Instead of just placing a handful of twigs and two stems of sweet peas in a vase... why not...?

10 July 2019 These are my favourite summer things:

A submerged design... perfect for summertime designing... and enjoying!

3 July 2019 Taking a Breather

A relaxing summer design that spins gently in the wind

26 June 2019 “Ok wow”

A design so fine you can easily miss it... if it were not for the interwoven pebbles catching your eye.

19 June 2019 Club together

Last Wednesday I had such a flowery fun evening teaching a collaborative floral carpet workshop focusing on braiding and weaving ideas from my book the effortless floral craftsman...

12 June 2019 Almost... all over!

Loop a grass veil over a lily stem to create a minimalist summer design.

5 June 2019 Add up!

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

29 May 2019 Creative Competition

This week I am so excited to share my article and design that was published in the recent issue of the Floral Art Society of New Zealand's Academy Magazine for NZ qualified...

22 May 2019 Putting your own spin on it

I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.