My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

3 February 2011 I've got my head in the clouds

Wax and Rainbow Oasis keep the flower heads in place.

29 January 2011 Ground Breaking

Water stream breaking through ground in an autumn forest.

20 January 2011 The last Vine Wreath

Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...

14 January 2011 Inspired by Nature

Flax leaves are ripped with a kenzan and wrapped with copper wire and small blue beads to create a rope to weave into a delicate spider web.

5 January 2011 Protea Composite

To create this huge Protea I took apart nine Protea flower heads and glued the tepals and bracts back on to a polystyrene ball to create a large Protea composite flower that is...

1 January 2011 South African Flower Union Calendar 2011

My design "Desalination" featured in the 2011 South African Flower Union Calender