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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

This Moment

This moment floral art design

Be happy

Sisal disk armature design

for this moment.

Phalaenopsis orchids, dried hydrangeas and Rosary vines on a sisal disk

This moment

Fresh armature design

Is

Balance the armature from a glass vase.

your life

Quote by Omar Khayyam 18 May 1048 – 4 December 1131

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Tutorials

19 June 2013 Sisal Disk

Create a inflexible circle armature to hang flowers from

30 May 2012 Drying Hydrangeas: Fast, Flat or Natural

Use all three methods to dry hydrangeas to get three very different textures to use in design work.

Favourite Flowers

Hydrangea

Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia

Ceropegia woodii

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

Phalaenopsis

Phalaenopsis, Moth orchid

Related Designs

9 September 2015 Fall Treasures

A sisal mat armature for fall twigs flowers and leaves

2 March 2016 Beginning

Glue a Midelino Cane Coil Globe Cup to display beautiful Gloriosa lilies

23 November 2016 All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate): Another perspective

This was the third design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration

22 March 2017 Biomimicry

A design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design group in South Africa exploring how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design...

22 March 2017 Biomimicry Demonstration and Workshop at the Floral Trends Design Group, South African Flower Union

Looking at how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design problems.

22 March 2017 Biomimicry Demonstration and Workshop video

Looking back at the preparations and my Biomimicry design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design Group in South Africa

16 August 2017 Making Ends Meet

Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf