A Selection of the Best Flower Arranging Books Available
The complete guide for beginners
In clear and logical terms, Judith Blacklock has turned hands-on lessons into written word. Illustrated with hundreds of beautiful colour images and helpful line drawings, this book will enable you to create glorious floral designs with ease and enjoyment
Fresh Flower Arranging
If you’ve ever ogled a bouquet of flowers at the supermarket and wondered how to display them once you’ve brought them home, then Fresh Flower Arranging is for you.
With expert techniques for achieving stunning results and tips and tricks for keeping your flowers fresh and beautiful for as long as possible, Fresh Flower Arranging gives vivid step-by-step seasonal projects for an array of stunning and achievable arrangements.
Popular arrangements are shown step-by-step, with each step photographed and annotated clearly so that you can achieve your goal, be it a simple arrangement for the kitchen table or a stunning wedding bouquet for your daughter.
The Complete Guide to Flower Arranging
Presents an innovatory practical approach to fresh and dried flowers. This title features more than 100 displays for various types of containers and occasions. It also features easy-to-follow photographic sequences that show how to build up each style of arrangement. It is suitable for those with a busy lifestyle.
An innovatory practical approach to fresh and dried flowers by a leading international floral designer Jane Packer’s The Complete Guide to Flower Arranging features more than 100 displays for all types of container and every occasion. This title features easy-to-follow photographic sequences that show exactly how to build up each style of arrangement. Representing outstanding value for money this stylish and contemporary series has been specially created for everyone with a busy lifestyle. Highly practical and inspiring the DK Living series embraces every aspect of a wide range of popular topics from gardening and cookery to beauty and sports. Each title covers both basic and more advanced information including a clear explanation of the subject equipment and preparation. Detailed step-by-step photographs and instructions take the reader systematically through all the techniques. The highly visual approach combined with clear uncluttered presentation make each title exceptionally easy to follow.
Step-By-Step Instructions for Everyday Designs
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 deisgn 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.
Lessons from the New York School of Flower Design
In the current economy prospective brides, party givers, and commercial businesspeople are looking for ways to create their own sophisticated arrangements rather than hire expensive third parties. With author Michael Gaffney’s foolproof methods, Design Star brings readers into the world of the professional floral designer with secrets, tips, and formulae for great design, and step-by-step instructions on everything from Classic English design to Exotic Tropical design. Michael has been featured on the TODAY SHOW, the CBS Early Show and many other programs demonstrating his foolproof methods of design. His students have designed for film, fashion., weddings and large events from New York to Los Angeles.With over 400 color photos that detail dozens of start-to-finish arrangements, the book provides a beautiful display of finished arrangements for readers to replicate. It also guides readers through the basics of opening a flower shop or becoming a professional flower designer Design like the pros!