The New Book of Wedding Flowers: Simple & Stylish Arrangements for the Creative Bride

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With the help of this exquisite and instruction-filled guide, anyone can create gorgeous wedding arrangements with ease. It covers all the important points any designer must take into consideration: how to coordinate the flowers with the overall theme of the ceremony; where the arrangements will be needed, from personal boutonnieres to centerpieces at the reception; and how to work with a florist to get the blooms. Floral basics and how-tos range from important facts on color and composition to suggestions on ...
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Overview

With the help of this exquisite and instruction-filled guide, anyone can create gorgeous wedding arrangements with ease. It covers all the important points any designer must take into consideration: how to coordinate the flowers with the overall theme of the ceremony; where the arrangements will be needed, from personal boutonnieres to centerpieces at the reception; and how to work with a florist to get the blooms. Floral basics and how-tos range from important facts on color and composition to suggestions on bouquet shapes and their relation to the dresses. Most important are the various projects to duplicate exactly or use as a springboard, from lovely monochromatic themes to seasonal styles.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781579909604
  • Publisher: Lark Books NC
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 144

Table of Contents

Introduction 8
Getting Started 10
A Wedding Flower Plan 13
Picking Your Flowers 19
Do it Yourself 22
Supplies 24
Embellishments 26
Floral Design 101 28
Conditioning 30
Techniques 32
Wiring a Flower 32
Hand-Tied Bouquet 34
Kissing Ball 37
Garland 40
Flower Girl Halo 41
Boutonniere 42
Wedding Wreath 43
Table & Site Arrangements 44
Cake Toppers 48
The Party's Over 49
Monochromatic Palette 50
Pretty in Pink 52
Think Pink Gerberas 54
Heavenly Heather Bouquet 57
Pink Roses, Plus 58
White Wedding 62
Lovely Lily of the Valley Bouquet 64
Calla Lily Bouquet 66
Sweet Stephanotis Bouquet 68
Simply Red 70
Rhapsody in Red 72
Roses are Red 74
Wedding Day Blues 76
Sky Blue Hydrangeas 78
Irresistible Iris 80
Something Blue 82
Some Like it Hot 84
Upbeat Orange Roses 86
Inventive Oranges & Yellow 88
Seasons 90
Spring 92
Peonies, Plus 94
Tulipamania 96
Darling Buds 98
Summer 100
Fresh Greens 102
Woodland Wedding 104
Bountiful Blue Hydrangeas 106
Symphony in Green and White 108
Fall 110
Autumn Elegance 112
Fall in Love 114
Autumn Orchids 116
Winter 118
Wintery Mix 120
Berry Beautiful 122
Arty Amaryllis 124
Poinsettia Rediscovered 125
Wild at Heart 126
Stylish Sunflowers 128
In Love with Lavender 132
Daisy Crazy 134
Flowers of the Field 136
Inspired Ideas 138
Petal Power 140
Happily Single 142
Index 144
Contributing Designers 144
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2008

    Principles and Examples

    This book gives principles, guidelines, and examples. Even though the examples aren't remotely exhaustive, the principles can carry you through.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2008

    What selection?

    This book arranges the bouquets and weddings by color. My colors are white and burgundy so I was unable to find a good section for the bouquet I am making. Did not help me at all.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2005

    LOVED IT!!!!

    This was an wonderful book. It gave great ideas that were easy to implement. The pictures where outstanding and very helpful for someone that does not know a lot about flowers.

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