My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Delicate twig and rosary vine garland

Wind the twig around a wooden skewer.

Wind the twig around a wooden skewer. Follow the Tutorial below for more information about manipulating twigs into shapes

Wrap twigs around a skewer to create spirals.

You will need quite a few twigs. Make them all in advance so that you can wind them around the vine in one go.

Spiral the twig around a stem of rosary vine

Spiral the twig around a stem of rosary vine following the original spiral pattern

Hook the next stem into the first.

Hook the next stem into the first. If the stem has a natural knot at the top it will hook if not add a bit of floral adhesive.

Work your way down the stem.

Wind your way down the vine

Delicate twig and rosary vine garland.

Delicate twig and rosary vine garland.

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Tutorials

19 February 2013 Manipulating stems: Snapping at an angle, Bending, Spiraling, Curling and Straightening

Most stems, twigs and even sturdier branches can be bend into shapes. It takes practice and more than a bit of patience. The main idea is to slowly manipulate the branch without...

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