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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Petrichor

Petrichor floral art design

The

Grass and orchids

smell

Dendrobium orchids.

of

Shallow dish design

dry earth

White dendrobium orchids

after

Curved grass tunnel

it

Let the orchid stems rest in the water

rains;

Is called petrichor, the term was coined in 1964 by two Australian researchers, Bear and Thomas, for an article in the journal Nature

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Tutorials

12 March 2014 Grass tunnel that stays just so

Snip, roll and glue a few blades of grass to create a design feature

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.

Related Designs

13 July 2016 Woven

Weave a canopy or parachute shaped armature for orchids to perch on

7 December 2016 Oh! So clever

My article and Bridal basket design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

19 July 2017 Meraki

A grass armature for one perfect slipper orchid

28 February 2018 March Days

Line up a few frosted twigs to march across a shallow container

12 June 2019 Almost... all over!

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

24 July 2019 Up to much?

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