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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Using floral glue to secure succulents

See the Tutorial below for more details on how the harvest and prepare succulents

Cut the stem away to create a flat surface

Cut the stem away to create a flush (flat) surface

Set the succulent aside for the wound to dry slightly

Seal the wound with flower glue

Seal the wound with flower glue

Add a bit of glue to the headband and set aside for the glue to become tacky

Add a bit of glue to the headband (or wherever you want to stick the succulent) and set aside for the glue to become tacky

Simply place succulent after succulent on the headband adding glue as you go along

Simply place succulent after succulent on the headband adding glue as you go along

Carefully add more succulents to cover the surface

Carefully add more succulents to cover the surface

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Tutorials

5 March 2014 Harvesting succulents

Severing the rosette to design with

Related Designs

16 November 2011 Winter formal

The elongated heart shape Echeveria waist corsage is meant to be worn low around the hip as a trailing ribbon clasp.

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>

20 September 2017 You Wear It Well

My article and body flowers design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine