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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Tiptoe through the Tulips

Tiptoe through the Tulips

Knee deep in flowers…

Braided Tulip flower head

we'll stray

Three tulips plaited together

We'll keep the showers away

Tulip and grass design

And if I kiss you in the garden,

Weave grass through the braided tulips

in the moonlight

Three purple tulips braided together

Will you pardon me?

Cover the glass bubble shaped vase with woven grass

And tiptoe through the tulips with me

"Tiptoe Through the Tulips" is a popular song originally published in 1929. The song was written by Al Dubin (lyrics) and Joe Burke

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Tutorials

21 January 2015 Braiding three Tulip stems

Plait Tulip stems

13 March 2013 Grass shelter for a glass bubble vase

Weave a shelter around a glass vase

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

21 March 2012 Where to cut Tulips to condition

Here is a trick to make sure your tulips will condition thoroughly

11 May 2011 Slow down tulip growth, after the stems have been severed from the bulbs

Tulips continue to grow after being cut. Sometimes when you make a very small design or for competition or bridal work you want to minimize growth. The best way to do this is to...

Favourite Flowers

Tulipa

Tulip

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