Basic Dried Flower Arranging: All the Skills and Tools You Need to Get Started

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Stackpole Books, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 87 pages
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  • Detailed, step-by-step sequences teach 21 dried flower projects
  • Full-color photographs illustrate each step and finished project
  • Useful information on growing flowers for drying and drying flowers at home

    This beautifully illustrated guide provides the detailed instructions beginners need to create 21 attractive dried flower arrangements, including wreaths, wall hangings, centerpieces, container designs, swags and garlands, and pressed flower designs. Each project is clearly described in step-by-step captions and illustrated with full-color photographs. In addition to an introduction to basic skills and tools, the book also contains valuable advice on growing and picking flowers for drying and drying flowers at home.

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    Contents

    Basic Tools and Skills
    1
    Projects
    7
    Sweetheart Wreath
    8
    Floral Sampler Wreath
    11
    Flower Pot Wreath
    13
    Grass Wreath
    16
    Holiday Greenery Wreath
    19
    Victorian Wall Plaque
    23
    Driftwood Centerpiece
    44
    Floral Garland
    48
    Grass Swag
    51
    Floral Swag
    55
    Hydrangea Topiary
    58
    Round Dish Design
    61
    Tall Container Design
    65
    Cottage Garden Potpourri
    68

    Herb and Garlic Braid
    27
    Lucky Horseshoe
    32
    Birds Nest Centerpiece
    35
    Harvest Cornucopia
    38
    Christmas Candle Centerpiece
    41
    Pressed Flower Picture
    71
    Christmas Tree Star
    74
    Drying Flowers Yourself
    77
    Resources
    85
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    About the author (2003)

    Leigh Ann Chow is editor of five books, including Basic Knitting, Beyond Basic Knitting, and Basic Dried Flower Arranging. She lives in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

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