Living Wreaths: 20 Beautiful Projects for Gift and Decor

Overview

From the simplest herb wreath to more extravagant succulent designs, the strong outlines and shapes of these living wreaths have great visual impact. Bernhisel-Robinson uses step-by-step instructions, an encouraging voice, and gorgeous photographs illustrating her techniques to teach how to make not just a wreath but a modern garden in miniature that changes to become even more beautiful as the plants mature.

Includes echeveria, hens and ...

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Overview

From the simplest herb wreath to more extravagant succulent designs, the strong outlines and shapes of these living wreaths have great visual impact. Bernhisel-Robinson uses step-by-step instructions, an encouraging voice, and gorgeous photographs illustrating her techniques to teach how to make not just a wreath but a modern garden in miniature that changes to become even more beautiful as the plants mature.

Includes echeveria, hens and chicks, cactus, moss, strawberry, tomato, herb, lettuce, lavender, and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781423632641
  • Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
  • Publication date: 3/1/2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 473,621
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Natalie Bernhisel-Robinson has more than fifteen years experience in the floral design world. Her design company, La Fleur, specializes in custom floral design for weddings and special events. Natalie holds a successful holiday wreath-making class each December. She makes her home in Utah with her husband and two children.

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This Living Wreaths book challenged me to my core and pushed me well outside my comfort zone. I spent many hours in the fetal position, in my closet, wondering if I could accomplish this goal. Pull off elaborate flower arrangements for a wedding—no problem, but write a book!? (Gasp!) I had to keep repeating, “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can,” and guess what, I did it! I’m so honored to express my gratitude for those who have helped me along the way.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8 Introduction 9 Materials and Useful Tools 1 1 Tips for Hanging 21 Succulents 23 Echever ia 26 • Mixed Succulent 1 30 He ns and Chicks 34 • Mixed Succulent 2 38 Succulent and Flower 42 Mixed Flowers 46 Cactus 52 Moss 59 Natural Moss 60 Ir ish and Scotch Moss 64 Ivy 68 Mixed Vine 72 Strawberry 78 Tomato 84 Herb 88 Lettuce 94 Lavender 100 Spider Plant 106 Begonia and Jade 1 1 2 Bronze Clover and Ground Cover 1 1 8 Leafy Houseplant 122

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