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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