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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

there’s a feeling

"City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks, Dressed in Holiday style, In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas"

Christmas Flower Trends 2012: A Contemporary Christmas inspired by Classic Christmas lyrics

Green Trick Floral Wings.

Oh yes, you can feel it in the air.

Floral wings

Like a wisp of joy...

Wings made of Gyp stems, Green Trick carnations, Star of Bethlehem, Passion fruit tendrils, Jasmine foliage and String of Pearls succulents.

flapping its wings

Detail of the stem of the floral wing design.

stirring glitter, sparkle and twinkle

Floral wings floral art design

to add a touch of glimmer

Green Christmas design.

to what is left of the year

Title from “Silver Bells", a classic Christmas song, composed by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans

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Tutorials

20 November 2012 Green Trick Floral Wings

Glue gypsophila sticks, green trick carnations, Star of Bethlehem, passion fruit tendrils, jasmine foliage and string of pearls succulents to create floral wings

Favourite Flowers

Ornithogalum

The Afrikaans name is tjienkerientjee (named after the sound the stems make when rubbing together in the wind) Chincherinchee, wonder-flower (because they last so long),...

Gypsophila

Baby’s breath, soap wort, Gyp, Gypsophila

Senecio Rowleanus

String of Beads, String of Pearls

Passiflora

Granadilla, passionflower, passion vines

Dianthus

Pink, Carnation, Clove Pink, Chinese Pink

Related Designs

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Moss and succulents cover a mask shape to create a woodland inspired mask

31 August 2016 Leftovers

Using bits and snippets to create an everlasting moss and succulent design

20 December 2017 A Very Merry Christmas Star

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