My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Tutorials

24 July 2018 Lemon Aid Container Stopper

Keep flowers in place by placing a lemon on the narrow rim of the container.

18 July 2018 Miltonia orchid and cherry plate

Keep a small space open on a serving platter to display gorgeous cherry red Miltonia orchids

11 July 2018 Glued Hydrangea Float

Glue a delicate hydrangea wreath to float on water

4 July 2018 Bundle Support

Tie a bundle of lily grass in a bundle to offer support for your flowers.

27 June 2018 Foliage tube armature for long stemmed freesia buds

Curl and pin a few leaves into a tube to create an armature for those "left over" freesiabuds.

20 June 2018 Bundled Phormium with a secret water source

Rip Phormium to create a freestanding bundle armature design.

13 June 2018 Lily grass and cane bubble for a Pitcher plant

Craft a dried cane globe for the armature of the design and then add lily grass to dry in place.

30 May 2018 Snippet grid

Glue grass stem snippets to create a natural grid over a shallow container

23 May 2018 Trailing Ceropegia woodii vines from a Heliconia flower

Set the rosary vines into the natural cavity of the flower head.

23 May 2018 Tumbling sun-flakes

Craft radiating sun-flakes from dried petals.

16 May 2018 Adjusting the curve in plant material

It is possible to curve or adjust a curve in plant material

9 May 2018 Incise waxy Gardenia foliage to decorate the edge of a container

Cut a small wedge out of a stack of waxy leaves to keep the flower and twig in place.