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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Trick a levitating Treat

Time for some Halloween decorating!

My ghost pumpkin is eating all my Lindt chocolates!

Hauntingly handsome ghost pumpkin turns to the dark side....

Detail of the mouth and teeth carved in the white pumpkin

And if you could see what's going on in it's head right now it would probably be something like...

Pumpkin with a halo

Hmmm, Heavenly Dark Chocolate!

Ghost pumpkin eating my halloween candy!

So, I blame the pumpkin.

Floral Art Halloween Trick a levitating Treat Design

Yes, the pumpkin did it.

Ghost pumpkin with an African violet and chocolate halo

Bad, bad pumpkin.

Have a great Halloween, everyone!

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30 October 2013 Straightening wire

Wire is always sold in a roll and it can be very frustrating to try to remove bends, kinks and curls.

26 October 2011 Acetate Garland

Acetate is the clear plastic mostly used for packaging design. It is thicker than cellophane and holds its shape much better.

26 October 2011 Suspend flowers and candy on an acetate and wire garland

Drape an acetate garland around the pumpkin, on the wires, to create a halo

4 January 2011 Drinking straw "test tubes"

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

Favourite Flowers


African violet

Related Designs

25 May 2016 Half the Fun

Cut a cabbage to create a design platform