A Bouquet of Roses: Glorious Arrangements for All Occasions

A Bouquet of Roses: Glorious Arrangements for All Occasions

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A Bouquet of Roses: Glorious Arrangements for All Occasions by Christina Wressel

Rose lovers rejoice! The stunning arrangements in A Bouquet of Roses offer fresh inspiration and trade secrets from professional stylist and floral designer Christina Wressell. Her expert advice makes the most of the worlds most popular flower, with tips on finding and selecting the best varieties, making bold color choices, displaying arrangements in unique containers, and preparing and conditioning stems and petals for lasting results. Arranged by color, thirty glorious bouquets feature a profusion of varieties. From elegant home accents such as vintage bowls bursting with heady blossoms to handheld bouquets like classic bridal arrangements to the wonderfully surprising addition of a lavish Victorian kissing ball, there are designs in here for every occasion. Beautifully photographed and budding with inspiration and straightforward instruction, A Bouquet of Roses is a true celebration of the most beloved of flowers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811841085
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Christina Wressell is a floral designer and stylist whose work has appeared in many lifestyle magazines, including Food and Wine, Gourmet, InStyle, Lifetime, O, Martha Stewart Living, as well as catalogs for Crate & Barrel, Pottery Barn, and Williams

Susie Cushner is a photographer living and working in Boston. Her work has appeared in many publications including Gourmet, Real Simple, and other lifestyle magazines.

Kate Chynoweth is a Seattle-based editor and writer whose work appears in food and lifestyle magazines.

Table of Contents

Introduction9
Color10
Choosing Roses11
Rose Recommendations by Color14
Preparing and Conditioning17
Containers19
A Few Notes on Technique20
Arrangements by Color22
Red25
Festive Red Table28
Gorgeous Garland31
Lover's Breakfast33
Black Beauty35
Gothic Jewel38
Tea and Sympathy40
Simple Rose Bowls42
Pink45
Bridal Pink48
Birthday Party50
Congratulations in Pink53
Pink Classic55
Dahlia's Pink58
Antique Silver and Pink61
Pink and Green Entryway63
White67
Traditional Bride70
Beachy Fresh73
Floating Light76
Decadent Candelabra78
White Entryway81
Yellow & Green85
Wildflower Celebration88
Mother's Day90
Quince and Roses93
Summer Palette96
Orange Originals101
Sunset Bouquet104
Cantaloupe Roses and Lamb's Ear106
Orange Color Splash109
Autumn Harvest111
Lovely Lavender115
Mauve Mix118
Roses by the Bath121
Kissing Ball125
Bibliography129
Index130

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