Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
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.
I use a wooden skewer as a glue applicator. When the glue on the skewer becomes tacky and almost dry it is the perfect tool to lift any spilled glue from flowers...
...and tools. Simply dab and roll to collect the spilled glue.
This also works on your skin- just dab with the applicator (wooden skewer) and roll the glue away with the glue.
You can also dip the skewer back into the glue, set it aside to become tacky and then use it to lift away glue spills
Succulents are really trendy right now. Not just as potted plants but also in designs. All the way from floral accessory to fashion accessory- right on trend!
The heart shape of my corsage is woven from shaved wood and then decorated with green strawberries. I used corsage magnets to place the corsage on the lapel of a jacket
Freely translated it means Each Moment, Only Once. It is a saying associated with Japanese tea ceremonies.
Time Saving Tips and Article in the Canadian Florist Magazine
The only thing I needed to make these avocado green arums perfect was a small admirer...
My article and flower girl net basket design featured in the Red! issue of DIY Weddings Magazine
My article and succulent floral crown design featured in the spring issue of DIY Weddings Magazine
Hard to believe but designers are already busy preparing for the Christmas Season. This is my article and design featured in the Inspired Florist, Christmas Edition
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...
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...
Design Three from my Inspiration Video: Use the same floral ingredients, willow twigs, Lichen, Spanish Moss, Kalanchoe and Gypsophila to make three distinctly different...
Wrap a ribbon around an up-cycled plastic ring for the most comfortable wrist corsage
Sticks and twigs create a resting spot for palm and rose butterflies
A closer look at my design at the 20th anniversary of Canada Blooms and The Toronto Flower Show
Criss-cross corset style connect the gaps in a Monstera deliciosa leaf
My article and body flowers design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
Craft a bark sleigh that will last for weeks.
My article and floral wand design featured in DIY Weddings Magazine
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.
This week we look at the design featured in the Flower Guide Chapter at the very end of my book
I would definitely describe my own personal style as minimalist classic... but with an edgy twist.
This week I am so excited to share my article and design that was published in the recent issue of the Floral Art Society of New Zealand's Academy Magazine for NZ qualified...
A submerged design... perfect for summertime designing... and enjoying!
Fold open a lily bud to conceal a clever little BoutStix floral magnet for an unusual corsage.
Some floral fashion inspiration: weave a pretty clutch purse
Add design elements that serves a purpose for a minimal summer inspired floral design.