Christine de Beer is a Master Floral Artist known for her innovative and creative floral art objects and contemporary flower arrangements. She has a distinctive way of crafting with nature which has lead to her being listed as one of the today's most influential floral designers in the world. She has represented Canada in some of the best-known international design shows and has won awards for her floral art in South Africa, America, England, and Canada and her work has been featured in numerous publications, websites and magazines. She is also a columnist writing about floral craftsmanship in the global design inspiration magazine DIY Weddings. Christine studied traditional flower arranging both at college and as a postgraduate apprentice. She achieved her Master Florist/Advanced Floral Artist accreditation in 2010 after winning a design innovation award from the World Association of Floral Artists. As an experimental floral artist, Christine created the My Creative Workbook website (www.christinedebeer.ca) as a place to capture her floral art and techniques. It has grown into a design resource used by flower enthusiasts from all over the world looking for inspiration or searching for design tutorials. She is passionate about skills development and is a popular design demonstrator and active member of the international floral art club community. Christine designs and lives in Vancouver, Beautiful British Columbia, Canada, with her husband Marius.