My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

See you around

All around floral art design

Weave it over...

Weaving willow spheres

and then under

Calla lily resting in a willow ball

through

Three willow balls

and through

Willow and calla lily design

tuck it all back around...

Line up the three willow spheres

and that's all you need to do.

Every week I add a new design with related tutorials. Be sure to subscribe to receive an email notification with design inspiration.

Tutorials

30 August 2011 Curving Calla Lilies

Follow the flower's natural curve but you can also curve only sections to create an elegant crescent or a curve at the tip of the stem

25 January 2012 Weaving Willow spheres

I build up the spheres by weaving willow wreaths and then use those to shape the ball

19 February 2013 Manipulating stems: Snapping at an angle, Bending, Spiraling, Curling and Straightening

Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...

Favourite Flowers

Zantedeschia

Calla Lily, Arum Lily

Related Designs

30 September 2015 So

A willow sphere to display your first Autumn treasures.

2 December 2015 Stacking the odds in your favour

Cover a wire frame for a winter kissing bough.

4 January 2017 New Year's Wreath

Decorate an artificial wreath with fresh flowers and frosted twigs

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

14 March 2018 Old, new trends

My article and willow birdcage design for wedding rings featured in DIY Weddings Magazine.

18 April 2018 Swing Vine

Weave a delicate vine swing to nestle a small vase with spring flowers in

10 October 2018 From A... for Acer to Z… for Zantedeschia

This week we look at the design featured in the Flower Guide Chapter at the very end of my book

24 April 2019 Put aside

Urgh… my glass cake stand broke leaving me with a still beautiful, but now mismatched and extremely inspirational lid...