Fresh Flower Arranging, 1st Edition

  • Mark Welford
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  • ISBN-10: 0756673917
  • ISBN-13: 9780756673918
  • DDC: 745.92
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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About

Overview

FRESH FLOWER ARRANGING 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Principles.
2: Theory.
3: Less is More.
4: Space.
5: Color.
6: Essential Containers.
7: Containers for Every Occasion.
8: Flower Shapes.
9: Foliage Types.
10: Shapes at Work.
11: Care.
12: Equipment.
13: Choosing and Preparing.
14: Maintenance.
15: Skills.
16: Front-Facing Vase Arrangement.
17: Hand-Tied Bouquet.
18: Floral Foam Arrangement.
19: Wired Boutonniere.
20: Tying.
21: Wrapping.
22: Apply the Skills.
23: Through the Year.
24: Hyacinths in a Pussy Willow Frame.
25: Suspended Bulbs.
26: Tulips in a Bowl.
27: Tulips in Cups.
28: Gelatin Mold Mix.
29: White Cube.
30: Narcissi Bulbs and Dogwood Stems.
31: Spring Fantasy.
32: Narcissi Tree.
33: Spring Bouquet.
34: Floating Ranunculas.
35: Cherry Blossom Tree in a Vase.
36: Spring Wedding.
37: Flag Irises with Horsechestnut.
38: Iris Bowl.
39: Lilac Garden Pitcher.
40: Rose and Lilac Urn.
41: Rose Topiary Tree.
42: Summer Harmony.
43: Summer Long and Low.
44: Cream Basket.
45: Floral Cupcakes.
46: Summer Bouquet.
47: Summer Fantasy.
48: Country Summer Wedding.
49: Sweet Peas.
50: Hydrangea Ball.
51: Delphiniums and Hydrangeas in Blue.
52: Foliage and Seed Head Display.
53: Urban Chic Summer Wedding.
54: Sunflower Vase.
55: Autumn Bouquet.
56: Fruit Cube.
57: Orange Fishbowl.
58: Jewel Dahlias.
59: Vegetable and Fruit Bouquet.
60: Autumn Wedding.
61: Fall Fantasy.
62: Foliage and Berry Wreath.
63: Mixed Winter Arrangement.
64: Anemone Tree.
65: Euphorbia Fountain.
66: Winter Bouquet.
67: Winter Wedding.
68: Amaryllis in an Urn.
69: Amaryllis Tree.
70: Lush Winter Mix.
71: Winter Fantasy.
72: All Year-Round.
73: Rosebud Circlet.
74: Exotics in a Box.
75: Towering Liatris.
76: All-Year-Round Fantasy.
77: Calla Lilies.
78: Asian Fan.
79: Green Bouquet.
80: Orchid Chair-Back.
81: Wallpaper Orchids.
82: Carnation Pomander.
83: Carnation Sculpture.
84: Gerbera in Lines.
Useful Addresses.
Index.
Acknowledgments.