My creative workbook

Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

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

  • 22 March 2017

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

All things Autumn (by which I mean all things chocolate) floral art demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society

  • 9 November 2016

A design demonstration looking at preparing for competition designs: thinking bigger

Floral Designs From Around The World

  • 30 March 2016

A demonstration presented at Canada Blooms, Toronto, Canada I was invited to share the stage with designers from Bermuda, United Kingdom, France, South Africa, Barbados, United States, Australia, Ireland and Canada by the Garden Clubs of Toronto, as an introduction (we also competed in a International Invitational Class) and to to share some of our home-grown inspiration.

It is High Time for Tea. Floral Craft and Art demonstration at the The Capilano Flower Arranging Club meeting

  • 14 January 2013

This is an overview of the Floral Art and Craft Demonstration at The Capilano Flower Arranging Club. I demonstrated three floral craft cake designs and three matching floral art designs using the same design techniques and I incorporated my three techniques, where possible, in the other designs just to show how versatile it is.

Just Right! Floral Art demonstration at the BC Floral Art Society club meeting

  • 14 August 2012

My four designs explored the Goldilocks Principle and how designers can use it to keep their enthusiasm for their floral art work alive.

A Floral Fable Design demonstration at the Capilano Flower Arranging club

  • 15 March 2012

My demonstration explored ways to tell a story with floral art designs

Mud!!! Floral Art Demonstration at the Rondebosch Flower Club

  • 5 April 2011

My demonstration looked at ways to use mud to enhance floral art.

Workshop: Floral craftsmanship for Flower Arrangers

  • 4 April 2011

Intermediate level workshops for flower enthusiasts and designers who wanted to improve their design skills and learn more about floral craftsmanship.

Floral Trends Design Group Opening Demonstration: 2010

  • 4 April 2011

A look at the Old and New of Floral art

Workshop: Floral Design skills for flower enthusiasts

  • 3 April 2011

Beginner level Workshop. Theme: Do something special with a bunch of flowers bought at the supermarket

Easter Parade Demonstration and Accessory Workshop

  • 2 April 2011

Advanced level Workshop: For my Easter Parade Demonstration I made 6 hand-tied designs within armatures. The concept was to pick up the design while demonstrating and to literally "parade" from country to country around the world (and from table to table around the audience) to explore how Easter is celebrated in different cultures.

A Floral Art Demonstration by Floral Trends Design Group

  • 1 April 2011

A Floral Art Demonstration by Floral Trends Design Group with music, narration and pictorial presentation.

Garden Wreath Workshop and Demonstration

  • 30 March 2011

Contemporary Wreath Design demonstration as part of the Durbanville Garden Club's annual Garden Festival, Western Cape, South Africa

"Canada" Demonstration in Cape Town, South Africa

  • 29 March 2011

After our second Canada visit in 2009 I did a demonstration entitled "Canada" at the Durbanville Flower Club in South Africa

Arum Lily Demonstration at Durbanville Flower Club

  • 28 March 2011

August is Arum Lily Season in the Western Cape.

In the Summer Time Floral Art Demonstration

  • 8 March 2007

This was my first Floral Art Demonstration as a member of the South African Flower Union and the World Association of Flower Arrangers