Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Make a delicate dusting of snow date for New Year’s Eve
... this is also a great way to transition a design from Christmas to New Year's eve
Write the numbers or letters with wood glue on acetate.
Design note: I wanted my numbers to look "handwritten". If you want a neater font slip a printed letter below the acetate and trace it with the glue.
Sprinkle the numbers with artificial snow.
Set the snow covered numbers aside to dry completely.
And glue the numbers into your design.
The one 20 facing this way and the other that way... so that the design can be viewed from both sides.
A winter themed centerpiece with a secret water source (without a container or floral foam)
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Wire short twigs around wire rings to create rustic flameless tea-light lanterns
Create an arched design to hide the electrical outlet for a cell phone charging station
Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.
Connect twigs with puddles of artificial snow to craft a winter armature for your flowers.
Design an armature that is light enough to be carried by two flower stems to create a radiating frame.
Create a minimal design by placing a single flower on a platform
Create a long lasting winter inspired floral design that looks like it is frozen in time.
My article looking at contrasts and 6 winter lantern designs featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine
My article and a floral cell phone re-charge station design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
A delicate winter twig armature to show off the delicate beauty of these early spring coloured tulips.
Stand tulips upright in a shallow container with a suspended twig armature.
Place a water tube at an angle in lumber so that the Zantedeschia float just above the base to show off the delicate grass snippets scattered up the stem
Some designs really do just make themselves. I received this tiny vase for Christmas from Marius (thank you, Marius!) and while cleaning out my design room I found this little...