Flowerkeeping: The Lore and Craft of Preserving and Decorating with Dried Flowers

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Ten Speed Press, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
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In this inspirational keepsake, Georgeanne Brennan and Kathryn Kleinman present an original approach to preserving and arranging flowers. Starting with Victorian traditions and techniques used to create wreathes, table decorations, wall hangings, picture frames, and other flower assortments, the authors move on to more recent techniques, describing waxing, sugaring, air drying, freezing, pressing, and using silver sand and silica. Tips and advice are complemented with superb color photographs.

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Katharine Kagel is the founder and chef of Cafe Pasqual's. She helped to found Foodchain, the international association of prepared and perishable food rescue programs, as well as Santa Fe's the Food Brigade, an all-volunteer organization that distributes food to local shelters. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Visit www.pasquals.com
GEORGEANNE BRENNAN, winner of both Julia Child and James Beard cookbook awards, has written over a dozen books on cooking and gardening. A writer and columnist for theSan Francisco Chronicleand regular contributor to numerous other publications, she divides her time between her Northern California farm and her home in the Provence region of France.

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