Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Adding snow to twigs
Pour out a few drops of wood glue on to the twigs
Sprinkle the artificial snow over the glue to fall naturally
Set the snow covered branches aside so that it can dry completely...
Once dry shake away any snow bits that are not glued onto the twig and you are ready to design.
Cover a wreath frame with bark and cotton for a textured Christmas wreath design
Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree
A wire Christmas star with a secret plan to hide the twinkle
My article and willow birdcage design for wedding rings featured in DIY Weddings Magazine.
A Merry Christmas Twig Snowflake
Wire a sparkling tinsel garland to dress up a single, elegant Arum lily.
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
Design 1 of my three week pre-Christmas designing series looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: a wreath
Design 2 of my three week pre-Christmas designing series looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: wired branches
Design 3 looking at How to style with artificial plants and branches using quality faux plants and stems. This week: mistletoe! And also .. give your faux a reason for being...
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
For this year's Christmas tree I wired and glued a wild and wintry twig armature... but... these little eucalyptus baubles are just the cutest!
Create a long lasting winter inspired floral design that looks like it is frozen in time.
A bundle of twigs armature to create a pretend Spring design for a snowy morning.
A creative design that has some height to it without blocking the view. This can easily be scaled up or down to match the environment you want to display it in.
Blossom petals drop so quickly! Here's a way to make them last just that little bit longer.
My article looking at contrasts and 6 winter lantern designs featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine