Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Conceal a BoutStix Floral Magnet in a lily bud to design a woodland foraged inspired corsage.
For a natural alternative to ribbon or string... add a ripped grass bow.
I love these little Boutstix corsage magnets! They are strong enough to hold flowers neatly in place.
Keep all the fresh flower material hydrated in water by weaving the stems from one side of the vase to the other.
Gladiolus stems can be cut into sections so that it appears natural and well groomed.
The teeth of a Kenzan (or pin cushion) is rather sharp. Here is a pain free way of pushing down the plant material into the teeth to keep it securely in place.
Build up a design in a shallow container by stacking it by threading the plant material into the teeth of a pin cushion in three levels.
Adding tension to a design with a grass frame and collar.
A single stem of lilies turned into a celebration just by twirling a handful of lily grass around it.
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.