Simple Flower Arranging, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465426922
  • ISBN-13: 9781465426925
  • DDC: 745.92
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Simple Flower Arranging helps you create flower arrangements with style and flair, be it flowers for the home, a gift, or wedding flowers. Love having flowers in your house or making blooming bouquets? Be inspired by more than 60 stylish flower arrangements made simple, from vase arrangements to wedding creations. Owners of destination florist, Bloomsbury Flowers, Mark Welford and Stephen Wicks guide you through designs and techniques that allow you to create your own incredible arrangements. Key sequences are shown through step-by-steps and sumptuous photography so you can easily see how to take a simple bunch of blooms and present them with a professional touch, encouraging you to experiment with hand-tying, wire, papers and ribbons. Organized by flower type, it's easy to find flowers that you can buy in the supermarket, such as roses, lilies and sweetpeas and turn them into amazing arrangements. Simple Flower Arranging helps you to make beautiful bouquets and arrangements for every occasion, from baby celebrations to Valentine's Day and Mother's Day.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.


Title Page.

Copyright Page.



1: Getting Started.

2: Color Palette.

3: Four Essential Vases.

4: Container Collection.

5: Flower Shapes.

6: Foliage.

7: Equipment.

8: Maintenance and Tips.

9: Arrangement Choosers.

10: Bouquets.

11: White and Green Hand Tie.

12: Red and Pink Hand Tie.

13: Orange and Yellow Hand Tie.

14: Purple and Blue Hand Tie.

15: Presentation Sheaf.

16: Exotic Bouquet.

17: Fragrant Herb Nosegay.

18: Tulip Hand Tie.

19: Grouped Bouquet.

20: Informal Designs.

21: Flower and Vegetable Plate.

22: Sunflowers in a Wood Vase.

23: Zinnias in Tea Glasses.

24: Meadow FLowers.

25: Seasonal Wreath.

26: Cherry Blossom Bottles.

27: Juicy Germinis.

28: Floral Vintage Tea Set.

29: Lilac Petals and Pussy Willow.

30: Asclepias Eggcups.

31: Mixed FLowers in Jars.

32: Leatherleaf Fern in Bottles.

33: Hanging Flowers.

34: Wrapped Rose Bouquet.

35: Vase Arrangements.

36: Rose and Gloriosa Sunburst.

37: Rosemary Hedge.

38: Flowers with Seashells.

39: Calla Lily and Dogwood.

40: Compact Spring Bouquet.

41: Alstroemeria Lollipops.

42: Bouvardia Cube.

43: Tulips in Rosemary.

44: Dahlias and Rose Petals.

45: Deconstructed Bouquet.

46: Floral Foam Displays.

47: Summer Garden Flowers.

48: Sunflower Topiary Tree.

49: Gypsophila Wreath.

50: Alliums in a Trough.

51: Rose Heart.

52: Miniature FLoral Urn.

53: Carnation Balls.

54: Rose Pyramid.

55: Beach House Flowers.

56: Lisianthus Cubes.

57: Hydrangea Table Wreath.

58: Planted Designs.

59: Orchid Tank.

60: Preserved Plants.

61: Bulbs in a Cheese Pot.

62: Succulent Garden.

63: Succulents and Roses.

64: Plantique with Tulips.

65: Large-Scale Designs.

66: Delphinium Layered Vase.

67: Gypsophila Vases.

68: Stacked Dogwood Stems.

69: Floating Orchids with a Hat.

70: Giant Gladioli.

71: Hydrangea and Birch Vase.

72: Lilac Stack.

73: Eremurus Border.

74: Indoor FLower Garden.

75: Peony Madness.

76: Hydrangea Garland.

Useful Addresses.