My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Unravel wire from a copper pot scrubber

Copper wire Spiral pot scrubber

The pot scrubber is basically a knitted wire tube, rolled up. Gently unroll the tube. Tug the end piece and start to unravel. I find it easier to unravel and roll at the same time. It is usually a continues lenght of wire.

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Tutorials

14 January 2011 Beaded wire

Thread thin wire with tiny beads

14 January 2011 Ripping Flax

Flax can be ripped into fibres creating long and versatile strips

5 May 2011 Wire curls

curl wire to add to designs

5 May 2011 Wire Tiara

Bend and wrap the Tiara out of wire.

5 May 2011 Add flowers to the Copper wire Tiara

Decorate the wire tiara with florets, curls and baubles

Related Designs

29 April 2011 Copper wire Spiral pot scrubber becomes a Tiara

Design 3:Wedding Tiara. This is a real Cinderella design, one moment scrubbing pots and the next getting ready for the ball.

26 March 2014 You are not done

Retail florists and wholesalers are already designing, ordering and preparing their product range for prom. This is my article that I wrote for the Prom Design Issue of Canadian...

15 October 2014 Thanks-Weaving

Weaving a hat with an autumn leaf and rose hip garland

23 September 2015 Pretty Spicy!

Hang fruity wire garlands to display Gerbera daisies

22 March 2017 Biomimicry

A design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design group in South Africa exploring how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design...

22 March 2017 Biomimicry Demonstration and Workshop at the Floral Trends Design Group, South African Flower Union

Looking at how we emulate nature’s best biological ideas to solve our modern day design problems.

22 March 2017 Biomimicry Demonstration and Workshop video

Looking back at the preparations and my Biomimicry design demonstration and workshop at the Floral Trends Design Group in South Africa

8 November 2017 Psithurism

Craft a three tiered, dried autumn leaf armature