Silk Flower Arranging: Easy, Elegant Displays

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Lark Books, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 127 pages
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Quick, easy to make, sophisticated, and elegant, these 40 silk flower arrangements are well suited to today's busy home decorator. The basics of designing that are illustrated and presented here will soon have the arranger making creative leaps in styling. Put the new, more lifelike silk flowers in treasured tiny vases; go "simply exotic" with Chinese-red blossoms and a single bold leaf; or make an everlasting, never fading bride's bouquet. Show off a bucket of tall blossoms, artfully arranged to look as if you've just carried them in from the garden. Hang a unique sylvan wall sconce, with leafy greenery, ferns, and berries, and a grapevine nest hidden amid the flowers. Designer tips and project variations expand the decorating possibilities.
 

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Silk flowers can be so realistic that one must touch them to be sure they are not genuine blossoms. Silk flower arranging is generally similar to real flower arranging, with the exception that ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
6
Treasured Tiny Vases
38
Happy Lilies of the Valley
44
Poppies Wrapped in Leaves
50
May Basket
56
Mad Hatters Tea Party
62
English Cottage Garden
68
Positive Peonies
74
Simply Exotic
80
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