The fine art of flower arranging
Harry N. Abrams, in association with the Garden Club of America, Oct 1, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 208 pages
Gardening and flower arranging are two of the most passionately pursued pastimes. Now, from the Garden Club of America -- one of the most respected garden organizations in the country with 195 clubs nationwide -- comes a glorious, full-color book showcasing the most imaginative, elegant, and dramatic floral displays being created today.More than 150 stunning, newly commissioned color photographs by Mick Hales record the latest fashions in flower arranging as well as traditional and historical styles. In arrangements created for the dinner table and the living room, in spectacular designs for competition halls and museums, and in botanical sculptures for the garden, the reader discovers the art of this rewarding hobby. The fascinating text reveals how the best arrangers create their floral masterpieces and gives readers the how-to advice and inspiration they need to create their own beautiful arrangements.
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The fine art of flower arrangingUser Review - Book Verdict
This is a beautifully photographed survey of contemporary flower arranging in the United States. Arrangements by members of the Garden Club of America illustrate historic styles going back to ancient Egypt, Japanese ikebana, and modern arrangements for flower shows. Tips for making arrangements and sources of information for arrangers are found in the appendixes. This is a showcase for ideas, not a how-to book, such as the classic The Complete Guide to Flower & Foliage Arrangement, edited by Iris Webb. An attractive addition to public library garden collections. ...
Review: The Fine Art of Flower Arranging: A Garden Club of America BookUser Review - Kate - Goodreads
This book is a good resource for anyone arranging flowers for exhibitions and competitions. There is an informative introduction to the world of flower arranging, which walks through dominant styles ... Read full review
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