My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Tread softly on winter

Tread softly on winter floral art design

That’s where the potential prettiness is hibernating.

Coral color in floral design

All that budding sleeping beauty...

Winter flower arrangement

dormant gorgeousness in the making...

Delicate tulips in a winter floral design

napping probable gracefulness...

Tulips in winter

undeveloped sprouting delight...

Twig and snow flower crafting in winter

germinating shoots of winter potential.

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Tutorials

6 February 2019 Winter White Twig Screen

Glue twigs to screen delicate flowers for a wintry design.

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

12 July 2017 Twig sparkler

Glue twigs to radiate out from a central point

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

6 March 2012 Glue a round stacked twig platter

Stack and glue tiny twigs to create a round platter

8 February 2017 A Sprouting Spring Twig Heart

Carefully glue a twig armature to display the mini-miniature Darling orchids

11 May 2016 Twig snippet vase armature

Glue twig snippets to closely follow the shape of a glass vase

8 June 2016 Popsicle Stick Square Armature

Glue Popsicle sticks to create a double layered, upright armature

9 December 2015 Scalable twig and Phalaenopsis orchid winterscape panel

This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...

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.

29 July 2015 Disk Twig Armature

Glue a few wigs to follow the shape of a glass bowl to create a disk armature

28 May 2014 Bamboo scaffold armature

Latch a few bamboo pieces together to create a scaffold for the flowers to hang from

28 May 2014 Bamboo panel

Create a panel for the flowers to hang on

Favourite Flowers

Tulipa

Tulip

Related Designs

6 March 2019 It almost happened today!

Craft snow puddles to keep your flowers upright

17 July 2019 … and... a bit more... effort… to make it special

Instead of just placing a handful of twigs and two stems of sweet peas in a vase... why not...?

2 October 2019 Cross-hatch a Shadow Bright Autumn

A clever trick borrowed from art techniques to add dimension to a bright and colourful Autumn floral design.

12 July 2017 Sparkler

A radiating twig design

6 March 2012 Round and Round

Instead of weaving a platter try stacking the twigs from large to tiny small

8 February 2017 It could hold

A fragile looking heart made from twigs that can hold a lot of orchids

24 August 2016 Details

Glue twigs to create a vase shaped armature

8 June 2016 When the wind whisper

Glue a fantasy forest from Popsicle sticks, grape vine tendrils and willow tips

9 December 2015 On a Grand Scale

My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

29 July 2015 Beautiful Things

Glue a few twigs into a disk armature

28 May 2014 Be Silent And Listen

Lash a few bamboo pieces together to create a scaffold armature