Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Crafted from a hand full of twigs to give you a large design... even though you add only two stems of sweet peas.
Plant material float about in water. To keep it in place it is best to wedge it slightly to touch the sides of the container.
Thread grass into flexi grass to create a spinner that gently turns in the wind.
Pebbles are a great way to weigh down or keep your floral material in place. Here's a way to dress them up a bit
Here it is: my take on the one design that people argue is "tricky" to design without floral foam. A low pave design. Not tricky at all! It's actually easier to do without...
This grid helps secure flowers in place... and add visual interest by being over rather than under the flowers.
A cool and minimal floral design for summer.
Stack green lily stems to create an upright mechanic to keep shorter stems in place.
My block design is shaped around a Styrofoam block. It is bulky but lightweight and a great way to reuse packaging.
When weaving a more labour intensive design you might want to/have to break for a few hours. This is the best way to keep the project from dying out too quickly.
Roll leaves to create a stopper to keep flowers in place in a bud vase