My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Twig collar

Snip tiny twig sections for the collar

I wanted a light and transparent collar-base for my large composite flower to nestle into. Snip tiny dry twig sections for the collar

Glue the twigs into a round collar shape

Glue two half-moon shapes from twigs

Weave short sections of lily grass in and out of the twig collar

Weave short sections of lily grass in and out of the twig collar

Glue the two half-moons together and attach the autumn leaf rose

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Tutorials

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

6 September 2011 Autumn leaf Composite Flower

Glue a round Autumn leaf Composite Flower.

Related Designs

6 September 2011 When Autumn Fall

Autumn leaf composite flower

11 May 2016 Pour

Glue a twig vase and melt some plastic to create a tumbling design

24 August 2016 Details

Glue twigs to create a vase shaped armature

21 September 2016 I found it this way: Spiderweb design

This was the first design I did in my "I found it this way" floral art demonstration

6 September 2017 One of those difficult questions

Glue a bunch of twigs inside a container to create a round stack

11 October 2017 giving a thanks

A wire and acorn thanks

29 November 2017 Marcescent

Glue a delicate autumn room devider

2 May 2018 Over the rainbow

Craft a radiating design that suspends from the orchid stems

17 July 2019 … and... a bit more... effort… to make it special

Instead of just placing a handful of twigs and two stems of sweet peas in a vase... why not...?