My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Sticks stuck in a twig on sticks armature

Drill five holes in three twigs

Drill five holes in three twigs

Space out the holes evenly

Space out the holes evenly

Insert delicate sticks into the tiny holes

Insert delicate sticks into the tiny holes

Twist the sticks so that it faces the same direction

Twist the sticks so that it faces the same direction

Do the same with the other two sticks

Do the same with the other two sticks

Push a twig into the last hole from under the twig.

Push a stick into the last hole from under the twig.

And another stick on the other end to create legs

And another stick on the other end to create legs

Stand the twig armatures and adjust to make sure it is balanced by snipping away some of the stick ends

Stand the twig armatures and adjust to make sure it is balanced by snipping away some of the stick ends

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Tutorials

5 January 2011 Palm leaf Hopper-flies (grasshoppers and butterflies)

Weave grasshoppers or butterflies (or fireflies) from palm leaves

17 July 2012 Guacamole Green Coiled Grass Chameleon

My Chameleon is mono-botanical. Made from coiled grass

Related Designs

20 January 2016 A lots of stuff and things

Sticks and twigs create a resting spot for palm and rose butterflies

28 February 2018 March Days

Line up a few frosted twigs to march across a shallow container

5 January 2011 Protea Composite

To create this huge Protea I took apart nine Protea flower heads and glued the tepals and bracts back on to a polystyrene ball to create a large Protea composite flower that is...