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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

A Very Merry eucalyptus bauble Christmas!

A very merry eucalyptus bauble Christmas floral art design

“Let's

Make a snow covered table top Christmas tree

light up the tree

Eryngium snowflakes on a handmade natural Christmas tree

It's Christmas day

Eryngium snowflakes to naturally decorate a Christmas tree

And,

Make a natural Christmas tree from sticks

you make it feel like Christmas

A White Christmas wonderland Christmas tree hat's easy to make

Even

Use twigs to make a table top Christmas tree

when things go wrong

Add a thin layer of snow to a Christmas tree

Say it now

Eryngium flowers in a Christmas floral design

I hear the sound

Eryngium flower arrangement for Christmas by Christine de Beer

of Christmas

Make sustainable and natural Eucalyptus Christmas decorations

in your song

A natural alternative for a long lasting table top Christmas tree

All year long”

Song by Neil Diamond: You Make It Feel Like Christmas

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Tutorials

11 December 2019 Twig and twinkle Christmas Tree

A light as snow twig and Christmas light armature

11 December 2019 Swirly Twirly Silver Dollar Eucalyptus baubles

Inspired by seedpods... Glue Silver Dollar Eucalyptus leaves into 3 dimensional Christmas decorations.

27 November 2012 Fluff cotton wool for snow

Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

22 May 2012 Bite and snap a sturdy twig

Break the sturdy twig on the scribe line.

28 December 2016 A bark strip and fluffed cotton disk wreath

Cover a wreath frame with bark strips and fluffed out cotton

4 December 2019 Eucalyptus collar for a snow-covered Christmas candle

Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.

19 December 2018 Sparkling Eucalyptus Tabletop Christmas tree

Craft an ethereal Christmas tree from Eucalyptus leaves, twigs and sparkling snow flake crystals.

16 December 2015 Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

Twist ivy vines around a cardboard shape to create a lace fine Christmas tree mobile.

12 December 2012 Eucalyptus Snow Flakes

Glue seeded eucalyptus snow flakes

6 December 2017 Barely there twig tabletop Christmas tree

Glue curved twig snippets to craft a delicate winter white Christmas tree

20 December 2017 Twinkle and Pine Christmas Star

Use a cardboard shape to craft a simple wire Christmas star

20 December 2017 Secret Battery holder

Sometimes the best way to hide something in your design is right in the open

4 December 2013 Large wax snowflakes

Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

2 January 2019 Eucalyptus tinsel garland

Wire seeded Eucalyptus into a long tinsel garland.

18 December 2013 Jingle bell stem hook

Cut a delicate stem to hook jingle bells on

18 January 2012 Butterfly hairclip claws to hold twigs in place while glue dries

Butterfly hair clips are the perfect little claws to help you hold tiny items in place while you wait for glue to dry

Related Designs

18 December 2019 A Happy, Merry, Jolly (easy as that!) Eucalyptus Christmas wreath

Now this is quite a discovery! And it honestly is the easiest and quickest way to go from "I still want to decorate for Christmas" to "... aaand I am done, I made our wreath"

4 December 2019 A Very Merry eucalyptus-collar-candle Christmas!

An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.

19 December 2018 Oh Florist-tree

Craft an Eucalyptus Christmas tree

16 December 2015 Christmas Waves

Twist a Kalanchoe and Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

20 January 2011 The last Vine Wreath

Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...

12 December 2012 It's a swell time…

An exceptional moment frozen in time… 12:12:12 12/12/12

6 December 2017 While I sing of beauty's treasure

Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree

20 December 2017 A Very Merry Christmas Star

A wire Christmas star with a secret plan to hide the twinkle

2 January 2019 One New Year’s Wish

Wire a sparkling tinsel garland to dress up a single, elegant Arum lily.