My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Star of Wonder

Star of Wonder floral art design

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Brassia orchids and pine stars

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Brassia orchids and glass baubles

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Pine needle star

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Brassia orchid Christmas star design

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Glass Christmas design

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Quote inspired by the Christmas Carol "We Three Kings", also known as "We Three Kings of Orient Are" or "The Quest of the Magi", written by John Henry Hopkins, Jr., in 1857.

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Tutorials

17 December 2014 Daisy shaped Pine Star

Use the sheath as a casing to create a decorative pine star

16 August 2011 Cut spiked flower stems and foliage into short sections

Orchids grow in long flower spikes. It is great to use the entire stem but sometimes you need shorter section. There is a trick to cutting the stems without leaving a visible...

25 August 2011 Placing orchids in test tubes

Cut the Phalaenopsis orchid with a bit of green stem attached. This will make them last longer.

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

Favourite Flowers

Brassia

Spider orchid

Related Designs

6 April 2016 Take it for a Spin

Make a clear grid to suspend plant material on

20 December 2017 A Very Merry Christmas Star

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

27 December 2017 Can it be?

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