Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Foam pin holder drying rack
This is a convenient way to keep flowers perfectly upright while you wait for glue to dry.
I keep my pins stuck in foam in my Tool Bag but it is also handy as a glue drying rack. Pull out a few pins and place the delicate flowers upside down on the pinheads. This will keep them steady for you to apply glue and you can let them sit there while you wait a few seconds for the glue to become tacky.
I prefer not to design flowers dry and include some sort of a water source even when I glue flowers into a fragile armature. Follow the link below to see how I use drinking straws as a secret water source.
A clean Easter design. The tiny blossoms are Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink'. Tucked low in the paper eggs are a few Cymbidium orchids and the twigs are contorted hazel. The...
Sunday April 22 is Earth day and a tiny floral fridge magnet is a wonderful reminder of just how beautiful our planet is.
My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
A flat-lay to celebrate finally finding the perfect way to dry passion fruit flowers... and my book's first birthday but mostly the drying of passion fruit flowers thing.