World Flowers

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Octopus Publishing Group, 2003 - Crafts & Hobbies - 160 pages
Jane Packer uses flowers and plants from all over the world to explain how she draws on various landscapes, traditions and cultures to create distinctive displays for every occasion and interior. She reveals her distinctive designs and displays inspired by countries from all over Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Australia and shows how they can be recreated. She shares the thought processes behind the designs as well as suggesting alternative flowers and containers both to take into account seasonal availability and to provide variation. There are hints and tips to help you to achieve professional and memorable results using flowers from around the globe.

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About the author (2003)

The London-based Packer built a worldwide reputation on her natural approach to designing with flowers. She was commissioned by Sarah Ferguson to design the bridal flowers for her wedding to Prince Andrew. She remains in high demand and has developed a passion for sharing her professional secrets with others. She runs a London school for professional florists and amateur arrangers, with a sister school in Tokyo.

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