My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Scattered

... like freshly mowed grass on the first warm day...

Scattered floral art design

Sprinkled

Ripped grass and tulip design.

Strewn

Tight bud tulips

flung

Ripped foliage armature

sown

Scattered grass

scattered

Ripped foliage draped over spring tulips

spread

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Tutorials

30 April 2014 Scattered grass armature

An grass armature that looks scattered but is actually very secure

11 May 2011 Slow down tulip growth, after the stems have been severed from the bulbs

Tulips continue to grow after being cut. Sometimes when you make a very small design or for competition or bridal work you want to minimize growth. The best way to do this is to...

21 March 2012 Where to cut Tulips to condition

Here is a trick to make sure your tulips will condition thoroughly

30 March 2012 Keep pod shaped flowers in bud for longer

Sometimes you want to keep flowers in tight bud for as long as possible to suit your design

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

Favourite Flowers

Tulipa

Tulip

Related Designs

27 January 2016 Well, I'll be

Manipulate fresh willow stems to create a sprouting armature for long tulip stems

30 August 2017 If

Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem

27 March 2019 Like trying to find a water tube in a eggshell stack

A fun Spring and Easter design with stacked eggshells.

31 July 2019 Jitters!

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