My Creative Workbook

Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

In a nutshell

Sunday April 22 is Earth day.

Every year global events are organized to increase understanding and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment.

In a nutshell floral art design.

Get outside to renew and replenish,

Earth day floral fridge magnet.

stay inside to restore and repair

Bring a bit of the outside in and create a floral fridge magnet.

or bring a bit of the outside in and simply relax and enjoy

Floral Fridge Magnet with Kalanchoe 'Calandiva Pink', rosary vines and variegated grass.

Happy Earth day!

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19 April 2012 Floral Fridge magnet in a nutshell

Tuck one half of a corsage magnet in a nutshell before designing to create a floral fridge magnet

7 April 2012 Foam pin holder drying rack

This is a convenient way to keep flowers perfectly upright while you wait for glue to dry.

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

When you need to keep a tiny stem hydrated this is just what you need.

Favourite Flowers

Ceropegia woodii

Rosary vine, Chain of Hearts, Collar of hearts and String of hearts


Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Related Designs

19 April 2017 A spongy home for this octopus orchid

An unusual mechanic for a tiny orchid design

23 August 2017 Almost is still not quite

Weave just a hint of the Autumn to come

10 January 2018 Let some magic find you

My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

3 October 2018 But what’s inside?

This week we are looking at the contents pages of my book... but more specifically at the sweet little pod design on the content page of my book.