My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

So Fine

So Fine floral art design

It is Fine: thin and delicate

Floating flowers

So Fine: sheer and filmy

Eucomis, Ceropegia woodii and Lathyrus tendrils

That's Fine: of high quality

Rosary vine, pineapple flowers and sweet pea tendrils

Fine tune: make small adjustments

Rosary vine, pineapple flowers and sweet pea tendrils floating design.

It can be Fined: made thinner

Delicate floral material float on water

"I am Fine": Spoken by a man: very well.

Transparent water ripples to make flowers float

"I am Fine": Spoken by a woman: run!!!

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Tutorials

15 July 2015 Floating transparent ripples to support delicate floral material

Cut circles out of transparencies to make ripples in the water

3 January 2012 Bubble raft to float flowers

Flowers naturally float in water. They just don’t always naturally float on water. For that they sometimes need a bit of help.

5 May 2011 Wire baubles

Make baubles from wire

Favourite Flowers

Eucomis

Pineapple flowers or pineapple lilies, the Afrikaans names for the flowers are Wildepynappel or Krulkoppie and the Zulu name is Umathunga

Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine, Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts

Lathyrus

Sweet pea

Related Designs

6 April 2016 Take it for a Spin

Make a clear grid to suspend plant material on

11 July 2018 Stay-a-Float

Snip florets from a hydrangea mop head to float on water

12 September 2018 Hole-ding it’s breath

Craft an almost Autumn armature from dried sweet pea vines

5 December 2018 Personal Preference

The third design I did for my book launch demonstration looking at aspects that influences my effortless style of designing.

1 May 2019 Can you see the tiny hint of Sunshine on the tips of the grass?

I left the grass to mature so that the tips mirror the sun bleached yellow of the orchids.