Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
With kind thoughts and all good wishes for a Merry Berry Kalanchoe Christmas
There it is, really.
Happy December Solstice or the Winter Solstice, flower buddies. For us up here in the North our Earth’s axis is tilted the furthest away from the sun and today is the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Tomorrow will be just a little bit lighter…
Inspired by the lyrics of Have yourself a Merry little Christmas Songwriters: Ralph Blane / Hugh Martin / John Fricke
Soft and minimal glow lantern that you can make ahead of time to last all Festive Season.
It's sometimes difficult to place a tiny crystal or bead exactly where you want it.
Kalanchoe flowers last weeks without a water source and is the perfect way to dress up a bark and silver bell sleigh
Glue curved twig snippets to craft a delicate winter white Christmas tree
Cover a cardboard shape in cotton and bark to create a floral armature
Cover a wreath frame with bark strips and fluffed out cotton
Use a cardboard shape to craft a simple wire Christmas star
Use wood glue to make a light as air table top wreath from pine needles
Use delicate sprigs of cypress or juniper, fir, pine, eucalyptus, ivy or a combination of them all to create a winter themed kissing bough
Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.
A snowflake covered design that will hang on to well past Christmas.
A fuzzy wool and twig snowflake that starts out as a handful of candy canes.
A snowy Christmas scene crafted from a handful of twigs... and a few kalanchoe flowers.
Not quite winter but also a bit late for autumn design that is somewhere between sparkle and flying leaves.
Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.
Glue bark to a wire frame to create a Christmas stocking armature
Glue the most delicate twig table top Christmas tree
Cover a wreath frame with bark and cotton for a textured Christmas wreath design
A wire Christmas star with a secret plan to hide the twinkle
Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.
An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.
A little bit of effort... that will last for weeks design to hang about the whole Festive Season.
A wool and twig snowflake design (made from candy canes!) that will last the entire Festive Season.
A twig sleigh... to collect your twig Christmas tree, of course!