My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Square Twig Cube

Turn a cube vase upside down

Turn a cube vase upside down and cover it with cling film

Turn the vase around and tuck the cling film into it

Turn the vase around and tuck the cling film into the vase

The cube vase is now protected from any glue spills

The cube vase is now protected from any glue spills making it easy to remove the twigs and clean the vase

Stretch an elastic band around the cube vase

Stretch an elastic band around the cube vase

Slip a twig under the elastic band

Slip a twig under the elastic band

Place a second twig.

Place a second twig.

These twigs should extend slightly over the vase bottom.

These twigs should extend slightly over the vase bottom.

Add a two more twigs.

Add a two more twigs, one on each side of the vase

Trim the twigs so that they barely show over the bottom

Trim the twigs so that they barely show over the bottom

Glue a twig on the bottom side of the vase

Glue a twig on the bottom side of the vase. Do not glue the twig to the vase but rather from one side twig to another

Add another twig.

Add another twig, again not gluing it to the vase but from twig to twig

Keep adding twigs to follow the shape of the vase

Keep adding twigs to follow the shape of the vase

Do the same at the sides.

Do the same at the sides. Be careful to avoid the elastic band so that it can be easily removed without damaging the armature

Simply add twig.

Simply add twig...

After twig

... after twig...

Add more twigs

... after twig...

When you have a strong cube shape.

When you have a strong cube shape...

Reach in and cut the elastic band

Reach in and cut the elastic band

Remove the elastic band

Remove the elastic band

Carefully lift the twigs

Carefully lift...

Away from the cube vase.

... away from the cube vase.

Twig square ready to design with

Twig square ready to design with

Remove the cling film

Remove the cling film from the cube vase

Slide the twig square over the cube vase.

Turn the vase upright and slide the twig square over the cube vase.

Square cube ready to design with.

Square cube ready to design with.

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Tutorials

16 August 2011 Fast way to fill a lot of test tubes in awkward places

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3 January 2011 Syringe with tube

Easy way to fill test tubes and easiest way to remove water from a vase

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