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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Ways to Merry a Christmas

With kind thoughts and all good wishes for a Merry Berry Kalanchoe Christmas :

Ways to a Merry Christmas floral arrangement by Christine de Beer

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Long lasting compostable floral decorations for Christmas

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Succulent flowers in Christmas decorations

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Pinecone and Kalanchoe flowers and green tomato floral design for Christmas

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Hanging a floral pinecone for Christmas decorations

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Elegant white Christmas styling with pinecones

Merry Berry and Kalanchoe Christmas

Natural Christmas decorations that are original

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Pinecone floral styling by Christine de Beer

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Inspired by the lyrics of The Christmas Song written by Robert Wells and Mel Tormé.

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Tutorials

23 November 2022 Snowy Pinecone with green tomato berries and Kalanchoe flowers

A snowflake covered design that will hang on to well past Christmas.

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.

27 December 2017 Pine NeedleTube

Glue pine needles to a up-cycled disk to create a winter scene

2 December 2015 Silver bell Christmas Greenery kissing ball

Use delicate sprigs of cypress or juniper, fir, pine, eucalyptus, ivy or a combination of them all to create a winter themed kissing bough

13 December 2017 Long lasting bark and Kalanchoe sleigh

Kalanchoe flowers last weeks without a water source and is the perfect way to dress up a bark and silver bell sleigh

10 January 2018 Long lasting flower wand

Create a long lasting wand with Kalachoe.

7 November 2018 Ripped Flax Mittens

Knot delicate floral mittens from flax.

22 December 2021 Patina Copper Spiral Bauble and Pinecone Cascade

A beautiful pinecone dressed up for Christmas.

4 December 2019 Eucalyptus collar for a snow-covered Christmas candle

Not only will your home smell wonderful while crafting this design you will also have a ethereal and long lasting design to enjoy.

22 July 2020 Adding flowers to those pretty hand coiled flip flops I made for my book

Step up the flip-flop design by decorating it with some long lasting succulent flowers. It might look delicate... but these flowers are robust and long lasting.

12 January 2022 Budding winter twigs with a fluffy fairy light garland

Snowfall twigs with a light glow garland for a minimal winter display

Favourite Flowers

Kalanchoe

Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë

Related Designs

27 December 2017 Can it be?

Craft a pine tube to display a soft and snow filled winter scene

30 April 2015 Layer

Design One from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different contemporary...

6 May 2015 Tape and Wrap

Design Two from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different contemporary...

13 May 2015 Encased

Design Three from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different...

2 December 2015 Stacking the odds in your favour

Cover a wire frame for a winter kissing bough.

13 December 2017 Just hear those sleigh bells jingling

Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.

10 January 2018 Let some magic find you

My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

4 December 2013 Red, Redder, Reddest!

My article and flower girl net basket design featured in the Red! issue of DIY Weddings Magazine

7 November 2018 Grab your party mittens, flower buds… it’s Book Launch Day!

Celebrating my book launch by knotting floral mittens using the design Tutorial from my book and the template from the free gift template booklet.

22 December 2021 It’s the most… it’s the most… wonderful Patina Copper Spiral Bauble Christmas of all!

This is the fifth of my Christmas 2021 series of designs. This year in the form of a mini workshop… my Christmas present to you. This week I will show you how to add a mostly...

4 December 2019 A Very Merry eucalyptus-collar-candle Christmas!

An easy and naturally fragrant winter white candle decoration to bring nature into your house this Christmas.

22 July 2020 Step It Up

Dress up a pair of hand coiled flip-flops with succulents.

12 January 2022 All That Potential

Softly glowing winter twigs for a minimal display