My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

31 October 2017 Physalis Pod Stick-man

Glue twigs into a stick man for a Halloween design

25 October 2017 Skeleton eyeball blossoms

Hydrangea skeleton blossoms with Eucalyptus eyeballs

25 October 2017 Willow Paddle

Weave willow between the fork in a twig to create a paddle like armature

18 October 2017 Dracaena Roots

Grow Dracaena plants in water for the roots

18 October 2017 Muted Side Up Autumn Leaf Pod

Turn the leaf so that the muted underside faces outward to create a more understated Autumn colour scheme .

18 October 2017 Papier Mache pumpkin half

Glue thin tissue paper layers to a pumpkin to create a shape to design with

11 October 2017 Shaping Thanks with wire that has a bit of give

Shape the letters out of wire and then decorate with autumn design elements.

4 October 2017 Display wreath that hover around a big shiny pumpkin

For this design I wanted my wreath to be light and airy so that it just whips around the solid pumpkin like a breeze.

27 September 2017 Tendril vine Wreath Pumpkin

Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin

20 September 2017 Hand Corsage

Inspired by Hath panjas or Indian hand jewelry an easy and comfortable alternative to a corsage

13 September 2017 Tape a grid around the edges of a container for a table top wreath

Suspend flowers with an almost invisible taped grid

6 September 2017 Contained rose twig stack

Glue the twigs in a container to easily follow the round shape