Flowers for the Table: Arrangements and Bouquets for All Seasons

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Chronicle Books, 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 120 pages
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Filled with lush seasonal arrangements, Flowers for the Table is the perfect guide to creating a gorgeous centerpiece for any celebration or gathering. What makes floral designer Ariella Chezars work so distinctive is her utterly contemporary approach. In the 24 stunning arrangements included, she demonstrates how to fashion centerpieces out of flowers, branches, fruits, fabrics, and unusual flea market treasures. A brunch tabletop is crowned with delicate white bouquets of clematis, ranunculus, lilies, and anemones. An abundance of roses, amaryllis, and berries festooned with ribbons sets the stage for an intimate dinner party. And the hot pinks, reds, and yellows of winter poppies in silk-swathed vases warm the room for a winter cocktail party. From sleek modern arrangements to more traditional bouquets, theres something for every sensibility. Full-color photographs, an introduction to each season and the flowers and greenery available, a glossary for each section, and countless tips make this the ultimate guide to creating magnificent table arrangements.

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About the author (2002)

Ariella Chezar is a Bay Area-based floral designer. She has worked as a stylist for weddings, restaurants, and on numerous books, including Tra Vigne Cookbook: Seasons in the California Wine Country (0-8118-1986-8).

Shaun Sullivan's photographs have appeared in magazines such as House Beautiful and several books, including Garden House (0-8118-1910-8) and Garden Home: City (0-8118-3247-3). He lives in the Bay Area.

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