My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Harvesting succulents

Cut the succulent from its roots

Cut the succulent rosette from its roots

Peel away any dried or damages bits

Peel away any dried or damages bits. (See Tutorial below for more details on rooting succulents)

Adjust the rosette size by peeling away until you have a smaller succulent.

Adjust the rosette size by peeling away until you have a smaller succulent.

If you plan to wire and tape the succulent leave a stem

If you plan to wire and tape the succulent leave a stem...

If you plant to glue the succulent in to the design cut the stem away

If you plant to glue the succulent in to the design cut the stem away

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Tutorials

27 August 2012 Rooting Succulents in a design

Rooting succulents in Rainbow Oasis pebbles creates not only a long lasting design but also an ever changing design as you remove rooted plants to grow in pots and add those...

Related Designs

5 March 2014 From Something Old, Something New

My article and succulent floral crown design featured in the spring issue of <strong>DIY Weddings Magazine</strong>

24 April 2011 The plastic inside of a roll of Florist tape becomes a Wrist Corsage

Up-cycle the inner plastic ring from a roll of floral tape to make a wrist corsage. This design was also featured in the Italian floral design magazine Blossom Zine

6 January 2016 Hey there

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

20 September 2017 You Wear It Well

My article and body flowers design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

23 October 2012 Everlasting

Design Inspiration Video: Take a few twigs, snippets of air plants and succulents and combine both traditional wire and tape techniques with more contemporary methods to embed a...