a comprehensive guide to flower arranging and floristry techinques. Suitable for beginners and experienced flower arrangeris in search of new ideas. contains detailed proctical information on dried and silk flowers as well as fresh flowers and foliage.
Advance your basic skills or offer valuable training to apprentice designers with our latest volume, which is filled with techniques and how-to's to inspire you and help you excel at the art of flower arranging. Industry veteran Teresa P. Lanker, who for more than 20 years has taught floral design and marketing at The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute, shares her expertise as author of this definitive guide. The design methods featured have proven especially successful among floral design students with little or no expertise. Flower recipes and step-by-step instructions walk you through the basics, and variations show you how to expand on your knowledge with more advanced designs. We've also included entire chapters on proper packaging of flowers, working with balloons and creating a perfect commercial display. A comprehensive flower glossary and care and handling appendix help you choose and condition flowers for optimal use. With more than 500 photos, this book leads you through every step in the process with easy-to-follow how-to's. Learn the tips and tricks of the floral trade, and master the fundamentals of floral design, all while working through the lessons at your own pace.
A Modern Guide to Do-It-Yourself Floral Arrangements
Author: Carly Cylinder
Publisher: Hachette UK
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
THE FLOWER CHEF is a modern, comprehensive guide to floral design that caters to all readers--from beginners who have never worked with flowers before and are looking for a new creative outlet, to decorators, party planners and photographers looking to liven up their spaces. Even professionals will find ways to update their techniques! This book teaches you everything you need to know about flower arranging including tips on how to buy and care for flowers, how to cut and prepare them, and how to use floral foam, vases, and various other decorative elements in your arrangements. Filled with beautiful photographs and easy-to-follow instructions on how to create over 80 different arrangements, this is the go-to guide to floral design that every flower lover will want to add to their collection.
The complete guide to wedding flower arrangements, covering how to make everything from a simple button hole to grand table center pieces and ornate displays for the venue. The easy to follow step-by-step guides show you how to achieve these without spending a fortune.
A Complete Guide to Selecting and Arranging Fresh Flowers Throughout the Year
Author: Jenny Raworth
Publisher: Readers Digest
Sharing floral arranging tips that can be followed by beginners, a lavishly illustrated handbook takes reader through every step of displaying flowers to their best advantage and provides for every theme and season. 30,000 first printing.
Now withe large images for tablets. Generously illustrated explanations and step-by-step demonstrations enable budding oil painters to improve and develop their skills and unique style. The many facets of the landscape, including water, skies, shadows, trees, and buildings are covered, with discussions on capturing even the most subtle variations in light and weather. Work with versatile techniques such as impasto, glazing, loose brushwork, wet-into-wet, and more to achieve stunning effects and different moods. Make the most of photographs and enjoy painting in the open air. An overview of materials and their basic usage will be especially helpful to the true novice.
Faux Florals for Your Wedding is the first craft book on the latest bridal trend: accessories and decorations with gorgeous silk flowers. More and more couples are choosing faux florals because they're easier to craft than fresh, can be made ahead, offer more choices of flowers and colors, can be safely transported far away, won't wilt, are non-allergenic, and later are keepsakes or home decorations. Above all, faux florals have become amazingly realistic. Faux Florals for Your Wedding is the first book about turning those fabulous florals and wedding craft supplies into romantic, personalized wedding designs. The thirty projects, plus abundant variations in colors and styles, include bouquets, boutonnieres, corsages, headpieces, ceremony accents, centerpieces, toasting glasses, and favors. Step-by-step, photographed instructions ensure professional results even for beginners. This complete guide includes the basics of wedding flowers and faux florals as well as a fill-in organizer. With Faux Florals for Your Wedding, the flowers will be as beautiful, original, and lasting as their love. Fifty projects for bouquets, bridal-party accessories, flowers for the ceremony and reception. Easy projects, no experience needed. All other wedding floral books are about fresh flowers.