My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Oh Florist-tree

Oh Florist-tree floral art design

Oh Florist-tree,

Eucalyptus Christmas tree

Oh Floristry

Eucalyptus leaf Christmas tree

How lovely are these branches

Eucalyptus leaf and crystal Christmas tree

Oh Florist-tree,

Natural Eucalyptus leaf and crystal Christmas tree

Oh Floristry

Eucalyptus leaf and crystal Christmas tree flower arrangement

How lovely are these branches!

Inspired by Oh Christmas tree or "O Tannenbaum" - a traditional German folk song, associated with the traditional Christmas tree by the early 20th century and sung as a Christmas carol.

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Tutorials

19 December 2018 Sparkling Eucalyptus Tabletop Christmas tree

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

2 June 2011 Papier Mache

I save all the thin tissue paper or un-printed newsprint papers that are wrapped around the flowers that are delivered to me to make batches of Papier Mache with. These sheets...

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.

8 July 2015 Using a pin to place tiny dew drop crystals

It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.

25 December 2013 Leaf snippet gift cube

Cover Styrofoam with leaf snippets to create a gift box design

16 December 2015 Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

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

14 December 2016 Bark and Cotton Candy Cane

Cover a cardboard shape in cotton and bark to create a floral armature

21 December 2016 Bark Christmas Stocking

Cover a wire frame to create a Christmas stocking armature

21 December 2016 Add a Cotton pod Cuff to the Bark Christmas Stocking Armature

A fluffy cuff lines the top edge of the bark Christmas Stocking

19 June 2012 Up-cycle Styrofoam packaging to create a low pave design

Polystyrene or Styrofoam makers ideal shapes to pin or glue plant material to.

28 December 2016 A bark strip and fluffed cotton disk wreath

Cover a wreath frame with bark strips and fluffed out cotton

10 May 2017 Skewered Eucalyptus leaf line-up armature

Thread leaves through wire

6 December 2017 Barely there twig tabletop Christmas tree

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

12 December 2012 Eucalyptus Snow Flakes

Glue seeded eucalyptus snow flakes

Related Designs

25 December 2013 A gift for gifting

Christmas gift design

19 June 2012 Designing a Feeling

The emotions your designs inspire give real meaning to your work. My article in the Canadian Florist Magazine

16 December 2015 Christmas Waves

Twist a Kalanchoe and Ivy vine Christmas tree mobile

14 December 2016 A Candy(cane) Cotton Christmas

A floral cotton candy cane

21 December 2016 A Gleaming Cotton Christmas

Glue bark to a wire frame to create a Christmas stocking armature

28 December 2016 A Jingle Cotton Christmas

Cover a wreath frame with bark and cotton for a textured Christmas wreath design

10 May 2017 About a line

Skewer and line up leaves to create an armature

6 December 2017 While I sing of beauty's treasure

Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree

12 December 2012 It's a swell time…

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