My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Stuck stick

Stuck stick floral art design

Stuck up

Stick and strawberry design

Stuck down

Curve the strawberry runner over the design

Stick around

Delicate strawberry flower

Slung over

Contrast between the rigid dried sticks and the vibrant green runner

Glued under

Contrasting floral elements

Finish and through

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Tutorials

18 June 2014 Sticking a stick curve to create a hollowed out crescent armature

An easy way to create a neat curve in a very short time

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

24 July 2012 Blow away hot glue strands

When you glue a structure with hot glue there are always a few stray strands of glue stuck all over the design. Blow it away with a hairdryer.

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

Related Designs

30 March 2016 A Point of Support

My contemporary floral art design demonstrated at the Canada Blooms flower show in Toronto.

21 February 2018 Impossible things

A cut stem flower frog for the heavy Hanging Heliconia flowers