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Simple Stunning Weddings: Flowers: Practical Ideas and Inspiration for Your Bouquet, Ceremony, and Centerpieces

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"Flowers are love's truest language": so wrote journalist Park Benjamin in the 19th century. The sentiment remains just as compelling today. As every bride-to-be knows, the right flowers are a fundamental expression of the perfect wedding.

But brides are often flummoxed when it comes to the specifics of realizing a beautiful and personal floral vision. Should the arrangements be lushly romantic or sleekly understated? Which flowers are best for the season when the wedding will take place-and for its setting? ...
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Overview

"Flowers are love's truest language": so wrote journalist Park Benjamin in the 19th century. The sentiment remains just as compelling today. As every bride-to-be knows, the right flowers are a fundamental expression of the perfect wedding.

But brides are often flummoxed when it comes to the specifics of realizing a beautiful and personal floral vision. Should the arrangements be lushly romantic or sleekly understated? Which flowers are best for the season when the wedding will take place-and for its setting? How much should you spend on flowers? (Where should you splurge and where can you cut back?) How do you go about choosing and working with a professional florist? Do you dare to try to make your own wedding bouquets?

These are just a sampling of the questions that Karen Bussen, one of the country's top wedding experts, addresses in Simple Stunning Wedding Flowers, the gloriously illustrated follow-up to her essential wedding-planning book, Simple Stunning Weddings. As always, Bussen offers advice that's as down-to-earth as it is aesthetically fresh and inspired. And her guiding principles-that "less is more," and that breathtaking elegance is achievable on any budget-are sure to calm an overwhelmed bride's frazzled nerves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584795391
  • Publisher: Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.75 (w) x 8.75 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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