Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
A Very Merry eucalyptus bauble Christmas!
- 11 December 2019
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light up the tree
It's Christmas day
you make it feel like Christmas
when things go wrong
Say it now
I hear the sound
in your song
All year long”
Song by Neil Diamond: You Make It Feel Like Christmas
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Inspired by seedpods... Glue Silver Dollar Eucalyptus leaves into 3 dimensional Christmas decorations.
Cotton balls can be unrolled and fluffed to create long garlands of "snow"
Cover a wreath frame with bark strips and fluffed out cotton
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
Craft an ethereal Christmas tree from Eucalyptus leaves, twigs and sparkling snow flake crystals.
Twist ivy vines around a cardboard shape to create a lace fine Christmas tree mobile.
Glue curved twig snippets to craft a delicate winter white Christmas tree
Use a cardboard shape to craft a simple wire Christmas star
Sometimes the best way to hide something in your design is right in the open
Artificial snow can be very "chemical" and flowers deteriorate quickly when exposed to it. It also dissolves in water. I use candle wax as "snow"
When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.
Butterfly hair clips are the perfect little claws to help you hold tiny items in place while you wait for glue to dry
Now this is quite a discovery! And it honestly is the easiest and quickest way to go from "I still want to decorate for Christmas" to "... aaand I am done, I made our wreath"
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. A cardboard box snow mittens… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard boxes being...
...ok not really that fancy- it’s made from paper pulp. Some cardboard to wrap the string around… really. In the spirit of 2020- I am inspired by the endless stream of cardboard...
An easy to do ahead of time winter wonderland themed design for the calm days just after Christmas but before New Years Eve.
This is the fourth of my Christmas 2021 series of designs. This year in the form of a mini workshop… my Christmas present to you. Paint copper to add a beautiful patina to a...
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
Every designer knows how to stretch their supplies. We use and re-use our dried plant material until our fellow designers feel like hiding it from us. I formed such an...
Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree
A wire Christmas star with a secret plan to hide the twinkle
Wire a sparkling tinsel garland to dress up a single, elegant Arum lily.