My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Take a load off

Anthurium and palm slippers

Relax a bit

Take a load off floral art design

Kick off your shoes...

Weave slippers from palm

Put your feet up...

Weaving palm slippers

Take it easy

Palm slippers

Catch your breath

Weaving foliage shoes.

Take a load off and

Weaving foliage to make slippers

… make yourself at home...

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Tutorials

14 January 2015 Weaving Slippers from Foliage

Weave slip on shoes from palm leaves

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.

8 June 2011 Foliage Weaving

For this tutorial I focus on a simple weave pattern that does not require you to soften or prepare the leaves to be more durable or flexible. This is the starting point in...

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

Favourite Flowers

Anthurium

Anthurium, Tailflower, painters palette, Flamingo flower

Senecio Rowleanus

String of Beads, String of Pearls

Related Designs

22 June 2016 Perfection

Spiral grass to create a nest for the lady slipper orchids

13 July 2016 Woven

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

5 April 2017 Easter Bonnet

Weave a delicate Pillbox hat

17 May 2017 Nobody move!

Weave a small basket with a lid to keep fluffy treasures in

19 July 2017 Meraki

A grass armature for one perfect slipper orchid

9 August 2017 Hat tip

Tip a mortarboard inspired top at an angle for a glass design

15 August 2018 Bursting with excitement

Loosely weave grass to create a decorative grid keeping flowers in place over a square container.

29 August 2018 It’s not that it is inexpensive… it’s priceless!

Yes, this Coil slip on sandals design is in my book: the effortless floral craftsman, a floral crafter’s guide to crafting with nature ... it is also the first design from the...

29 May 2019 Creative Competition

This week I am so excited to share my article and design that was published in the recent issue of the Floral Art Society of New Zealand's Academy Magazine for NZ qualified...

26 June 2019 “Ok wow”

A design so fine you can easily miss it... if it were not for the interwoven pebbles catching your eye.