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Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman

Wear it Well

Wear it Well floral art design.

When it suits you

Ribbon and upcycled plastic wrist corsage

just comfortably snug

Lichen, moss and dried hydrangeas

and luxuriously soft

Ribbon wrist corsage

so pleasantly elegant

Scabiosa Pod, sweet pea tendrils and dried hydrangea

stylishly charming

Kalanchoe, dried mushrooms, dried hydrangea, scabiosa, lichen, moss and sweet pea tendrils.

and it is pretty appropriate

Kalanchoe, dried mushrooms, dried hydrangea, scabiosa, lichen, moss and sweet pea tendrils wrist corsage

you wear it well

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13 April 2012 Drying Mushrooms for Floral Art

I use edible mushrooms in my designs. To preserve them I press a tiny stake into the base and let them air-dry.

30 May 2012 Drying Hydrangeas: Fast, Flat or Natural

Use all three methods to dry hydrangeas to get three very different textures to use in design work.

12 September 2012 Infinity fold for storing ribbon

Neatly roll you ribbon to store flat in a drawer

30 August 2011 Removing Oasis Floral Adhesive glue spills

The finish of every design should be flawless. Make sure there are no bits of glue visible in your design by carefully removing all traces of spills.

Favourite Flowers


Christmas Kalanchoe, Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë


Hydrangea, when cultivated as a cut flower rather as a plant it is often revered to as Hortensia


Sweet pea

Related Designs

10 January 2018 Let some magic find you

My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine

24 April 2011 The plastic inside of a roll of Florist tape becomes a Wrist Corsage

Up-cycle the inner plastic ring from a roll of floral tape to make a wrist corsage. This design was also featured in the Italian floral design magazine Blossom Zine