My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

A Very Merry eucalyptus-collar-candle Christmas!

A Very Merry eucalyptus-collar-candle Christmas floral art design

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Decorate with natural elements for Christmas

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Succulent and eucalyptus Christmas decoration that is unusual and long lasting

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Use a battery powered candle for a long lasting Christmas floral display

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Sustainable and natural Christmas decorations for soft minimal interiors

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Have less waste when decorating for Christmas by using biodegradable and re usable things

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Soft minimal Christmas flower arrangement by Christine de Beer

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... from How the Grinch Stole Christmas! a children's story written by Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geise

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Tutorials

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.

28 December 2016 Adding snow to twigs

Glue artificial snow to twigs

5 May 2011 Wire curls

curl wire to add to designs

24 July 2012 Blow away hot glue strands

When you glue a structure with hot glue there are always a few stray strands of glue stuck all over the design. Blow it away with a hairdryer.

7 November 2018 Ripped Flax Mittens

Knot delicate floral mittens from flax.

6 December 2017 Barely there twig tabletop Christmas tree

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

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"

15 December 2011 Spiral wire support pressed into a candle

The wire spirals are supported on wire sections pressed into the wax

12 December 2012 Eucalyptus Snow Flakes

Glue seeded eucalyptus snow flakes

2 January 2019 Eucalyptus tinsel garland

Wire seeded Eucalyptus into a long tinsel garland.

27 December 2017 Pine NeedleTube

Glue pine needles to a up-cycled disk to create a winter scene

13 December 2017 Long lasting bark and Kalanchoe sleigh

Kalanchoe flowers last weeks without a water source and is the perfect way to dress up a bark and silver bell sleigh

18 December 2013 Jingle bell stem hook

Cut a delicate stem to hook jingle bells on

18 December 2012 Fill hollow bark with test tubes

Glue tiny sections of pipe to the bark to fill as a water source for the fresh flower material

27 September 2017 Tendril vine Wreath Pumpkin

Reshape a vine wreath into smaller wreaths to combine as a pumpkin

16 December 2015 Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

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

16 December 2015 Kalanchoe Christmas Bauble

The delicate Kalanchoe flowers last surprisingly well without a water source and is ideal for glue techniques

2 December 2015 Silver bell Christmas Greenery kissing ball

Use delicate sprigs of cypress or juniper, fir, pine, eucalyptus, ivy or a combination of them all to create a winter themed kissing bough

4 December 2013 Flower Girl Red Net Basket

Weave a twig wreath for an easy net basket

Favourite Flowers

Kalanchoe

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Related Designs

11 December 2019 A Very Merry eucalyptus bauble Christmas!

For this year's Christmas tree I wired and glued a wild and wintry twig armature... but... these little eucalyptus baubles are just the cutest!

7 November 2018 Grab your party mittens, flower buds… it’s Book Launch Day!

Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.

6 December 2017 While I sing of beauty's treasure

Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree

15 December 2011 Rocking around Three Candle Trees

Wire spirals twisted around candles to make small Christmas trees for the Christmas Eve dinner table

27 December 2017 Can it be?

Craft a pine tube to display a soft and snow filled winter scene

13 December 2017 Just hear those sleigh bells jingling

Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.

18 December 2012 So this is Christmas, I hope you had fun…

Capilano Flower Arranging Club Designing for Christmas Workshop: Yule log

27 September 2017 As tendrils tend to do

Curl a wreath with tendrils to create a twig-pumpkin

16 December 2015 Christmas Waves

Twist a Kalanchoe and Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

2 December 2015 Stacking the odds in your favour

Cover a wire frame for a winter kissing bough.

4 December 2013 Red, Redder, Reddest!

My article and flower girl net basket design featured in the Red!issue of <strong>DIY Weddings Magazine</strong>