Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Drying Physalis sepals
Remove all foliage and clean the stems.
Tie the stems with a ribbon or string and hang upside down in a well ventilated area.
The papery pods (sepals) will retain their vivid colours and the tiny fruit will shrivel and dry inside the pods.
You can also remove the tiny fruit to plant and dry the pods.
This is a detailed look at my first Floral Fable demonstration design
My bag was woven from re-purposed wire and recycled fishing line and tiny stems of growing sweet pea plants and orchids
Celebrate the bright colours of autumn with lilies and Chinese lanterns
This was my last two designs for my It's High Time for Tea Floral Craft and Art Demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging Club meeting
Retail florists and wholesalers are already designing, ordering and preparing their product range for Mother's Day. This is my article that I wrote for the Mother's Day Design...
My article and lace fine wreath design featured in the Autumn issue of <strong>DIY Weddings Magazine</strong>
This was the fourth (and last) design I did in my "All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate)" floral art demonstration