My creative workbook

Christine de Beer Floral Lifestyle Design

Gently peel leaves from the stalk to create a twisted stem end

Make a small cut into the stem right where the leaf and stem meets

Make a small cut into the stem right where the leaf and stem meets.

Gently peel the leaf from the stem

Gently peel the leaf from the stem.

Allow the stem end to curl

... allowing the stem end to curl.

Roll the leaves into tubes and secure with a small drop of glue

Roll the leaves into tubes and secure with a small drop of glue.

See the Tutorial below for more detailed instructions on how to curl leaves into tubes... and how to remove floral glue spills.

For my design I place the leaves in bud vases

For my design I place the leaves in bud vases to keep my floral material in place.

Top up the water level to make sure the fresh flower material remains hydrated for as long as possible

Top up the water level to make sure the fresh flower material remains hydrated for as long as possible.

See the Tutorial below for detailed instructions on how to make a syringe with a tube.

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Christine de Beer

This is my ongoing creative workbook to research and capture design projects and techniques. You will mostly find ideas for floral art but I will also include some other projects such as gift packaging, cards and even cake decorating with a few lifestyle projects arranged in between.

Everything you see in this workbook was designed, made and photographed by me, unless specific credit is given to another designer.

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