My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Dear Santa,

Dear Santa Floral Art design

simplicity

Skeleton gift boxes

and

Skeleton leaves

patience

Skeleton leaf gift boxes

and

Slightly sparkliy skeleton leaf gift boxes

empathy

Every good Christmas wish,
Christine

ps: Just to sweeten the deal, I have placed some Milk and Chocolate Chip Cookies out for you.
Rest assured, it was thoroughly inspected by Elf#23 (Santa’s Workshop Canadian Branch, Vancouver) who declared it delicious.

Pss: Merry Christmas to you!

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Tutorials

23 December 2015 Barely There Skeleton Leaf Gift Box

Skeleton leaves create a light and ethereal gift box

24 August 2011 Stain wooden skewers with natural dye

Using fruit, berries, flowers, leaves and grasses to naturally stain design details for floral art relies on the same techniques as using paint or any other dye.

22 September 2012 Skeleton Leaves

Remove the pulp from leaves so that only the vain framework remain

20 December 2011 Weaving a gift box with a lid from palm leaves

A great all natural gift decorating alternative

24 December 2012 Tiny Twig Christmas Treasure Trunk

Wire a small twig gift-box for Christmas presents

Related Designs

13 December 2017 Just hear those sleigh bells jingling

Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.

20 December 2011 Our finest gifts we bring,

A small, all natural gift box woven from palm

22 September 2012 Turning of the leaves

An Autumn Equinox design that captures the moment before the spectacular colour burst of autumn floats around again

24 December 2012 Please have snow… and presents under the tree

Wire a Tiny Twig Treasure Trunk for small Christmas gifts

17 April 2013 Hide-and-go-peek

Create a soft light by making a leaf cocoon for a flameless candle

5 June 2013 Just not Flowers!

My article and woven ring-box design featured in the DIY Wedding Magazine

25 December 2013 A gift for gifting

Christmas gift design

12 November 2014 The Thing Is

Use a glue mixture to shape skeleton leaves into a lacy bowl

24 December 2014 Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!

A bark Christmas stocking glued to a frame