Blooming Rooms: Decorating with Flowers and Floral Motifs

Blooming Rooms: Decorating with Flowers and Floral Motifs

by Meera Lester, A. Bronwyn Llewellyn
     
 

Flowers, in all their magnificent incarnations, are the most popular decorating icon in the home. From the fabulous multi-floral chintzes of English cottage styles to the exquisite stylized poppies of Marrimeko, from a single perfect rose in a silver bud vase to an exotic garden room overflowing with orchids, flowers provide colorful and impassioned inspiration for… See more details below

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Flowers, in all their magnificent incarnations, are the most popular decorating icon in the home. From the fabulous multi-floral chintzes of English cottage styles to the exquisite stylized poppies of Marrimeko, from a single perfect rose in a silver bud vase to an exotic garden room overflowing with orchids, flowers provide colorful and impassioned inspiration for all types of decorating styles.Covering historical patterns, ethnic motifs, contemporary styles, romantic imagery, floral folklore, and more, this unique style guide shows you how to integrate floral style into a complete design plan. Meera Lester is an internationally published writer based in San Jose, California. Her most recent book, written with Marsha Janda-Rosenberg, is Adventures in Mosaics: Creating Pique Assiette Mosaics from Broken China, Glass, Pottery, and Found Objects. An oil painter and avid gardener, she loves growing beautiful flowers to paint and to use in decorating her home. A. Bronwyn Llewellyn is a veteran writer, scholar, and exhibit developer whose prestigious credits include the Smithsonian, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Harry S. Truman Library, the Oregon Historical Society, and The Tech Museum of Innovation. She holds a bachelor's in English from William Jewell College and a master's in museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program in New York. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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ISBN-13:
9781592530151
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.63(d)

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