Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Cut away the harder stem ends of lily grass.
Place the snippets on a flat working surface. Start to connect the snippets with a small drop of floral glue.
For a secure armature each blade of grass needs to connect with another blade of grass at at least three places.
Glue the snippets into a circle.
Slowly build up the shape.
Wiggle the snippet shape to make sure it is secure. Add more grass snippets where needed.
Set the grass snippet grid on a shallow container and fill it with water.
Cut the flower stems short and set it in the water the grass grid will keep it in place.
Add a few curving blades of grass.
Create a rigid grid to place over a glass vase to keep flower material in place
Glue the twigs in a container to easily follow the round shape
Glue Popsicle sticks to create a double layered, upright armature
This design can easily scale up or down by using larger or smaller pieces of wood to create a larger wall panel or make a few of these panels to stack as tiles to create a more...
Strip bark from willow to eave and set into a shape
A fun Spring and Easter design with stacked eggshells.
An impossibly delicate looking way to securely keep flowers in place over a clear container.
Knot a grid to place over a glass bubble vase to keep plant material in place
It's not really what we call things that matter but what they are made of- in this design, it's made of all three types of Oasis and wool.
Glue a bunch of twigs inside a container to create a round stack
Glue a fantasy forest from Popsicle sticks, grape vine tendrils and willow tips
My article and a floral panel design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine