My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Than you have to

Than you have to Floral Art design

do more than you have to

Weave blades of grass around the bubble vase

not so much more

Lilies in blades of grass

and never just, just enough

Wrap the grass around the lilies.

just a bit more

Round grass shelter.

than you have to

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Tutorials

13 March 2013 Grass shelter for a glass bubble vase

Weave a shelter around a glass vase

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

Favourite Flowers

Lilium

Lily

Related Designs

1 June 2016 The ties that Bind

Bind a lily to create a trumpet shape as it opens

2 November 2016 Pick your poison

A Fun Halloween design with "poisonous mushrooms" tucked between the moss and petals

19 July 2017 Meraki

A grass armature for one perfect slipper orchid

15 November 2017 Alchemy

Gently stand leaves upright in a Kenzan

24 July 2019 Up to much?

Dress up a single lily stem with a few blades of grass.

14 August 2019 For a longer lasting Summer

A creative way to keep foliage hydrated for a cool, water filled summer design.

21 August 2019 All in one pod

Fold open a lily bud to conceal a clever little BoutStix floral magnet for an unusual corsage.