Fresh Flower Arranging

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Penguin, Jan 17, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 256 pages
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Flowers recognizes that we all love fresh flowers in our homes, but we are sometimes at a loss as to how to show them off to best effect, and to keep them looking great and smelling fragrant. Also, more and more people want to create their own arrangements and bouquets for family weddings, in a bid to keep costs low and the personal touch high.

This book offers the solutions. It shows you the principles behind a successful arrangement and gives you step-by-step projects for all sorts of stunning but achievable arrangements. Whether you want urban chic, country house, kitsch, or classic, the range of talented contributors ensures that there is a style and a project to suit you, your home, and your wallet.

It shares insider tips and tricks for achieving stunning results with minimum effort and for keeping your flowers fresh and beautiful for as long as possible. Other flower arranging books look gorgeous - but how on earth can you achieve such beautiful arrangements at home? This book isn't just about showing off, it's about showing how. Clearly, concisely, and creatively.

 

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Contents

Introduction 8
8
Principles 10
11
Theory 12
12
Care 30
30
Skills 36
36
Through the Year 60
61
Spring 92
92
Country Summer 130
130
Urban Chic Summer 150
150
Autumn 176
176
Winter 200
200
All Yearround 218
219
Stockists 250
250
Index 252
252
Acknowledgments 256
256
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