Flower Arranging: Step-by-step Instructions for Everyday Designs

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Florists' Review, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 159 pages
Advance your basic skills or offer valuable training to apprentice designers with our latest volume, which is filled with techniques and how-to's to inspire you and help you excel at the art of flower arranging. Industry veteran Teresa P. Lanker, who for more than 20 years has taught floral design and marketing at The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, shares her expertise as author of this definitive guide. The design methods featured have proven especially successful among floral design students with little or no expertise. Flower recipes and step-by-step instructions walk you through the basics, and variations show you how to expand on your knowledge with more advanced designs. We've also included entire chapters on proper packaging of flowers, working with balloons and creating a perfect commercial display. A comprehensive flower glossary and care and handling appendix help you choose and condition flowers for optimal use. With more than 500 photos, this book leads you through every step in the process with easy-to-follow how-to's. Learn the tips and tricks of the floral trade, and master the fundamentals of floral design, all while working through the lessons at your own pace.

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good to know. A nice book

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As I am not progessional florist desinger just interesing and always surprise when look at the way that florist designers bring several flowers and leaves then put it together without hesitation in to the base and it becomes very beautiful. From the pictures in this book without reading it makes me easy to understnad how ??? and also have many style to bring OASIS floral foam into the base. Very useful for the beginner. 


Onesided triangle
Oblong centerpiece
Flowers to Wear
Traditional sympathy basket
Easel spray
Set pieces
Safety and environmental issues
Balloon bouquets
Care and Handling

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