My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

28 March 2018 Stacked eggshell containers that won't topple over.

Balance a stack of eggshells with a magnet for a tiny Easter design

21 March 2018 Craft a Spring basket from a wreath

A wide gap nearly basket for nearly spring

14 March 2018 Willow birdcage

Weave a willow birdcage to use as a wedding ring box

7 March 2018 Phormium bubble frame

Curl and secure a few blades of flax into a bubble to frame your flowers

28 February 2018 Marching winter frosted twig and freesia stack

Frost a few twigs to craft a delicate armature for fragrant freesias

21 February 2018 Stem line-up

Line up stems to create a base for the heavy Hanging Heliconia stems

14 February 2018 Wire two Equisetum shoots into a heart

A wire in the hollow cavity inside a shoot of equisetum makes it easy to manipulate into a heart

7 February 2018 Bend Wired Equisetum into a Hollow Wreath

Craft a wreath with a hollow cavity inside to use as an armature for your flowers

31 January 2018 Rock Rest for a heavy Protea Flower Head

Create a contrasting base to lift the heavy flower-head to design in

24 January 2018 Stack two glass vases to keep a leaf upright in water

Slip a leaf into the gap between two glass containers to keep it upright... and add a plastic lining to support the flowers nestled into it.

17 January 2018 Creating contrasts in shallow containers with pebbles and water

Such a peaceful design with just enough float and "stay put" elements

10 January 2018 Long lasting flower wand

Create a long lasting wand with Kalachoe.