Every wedding is special and unique, regardless of size or budget. Flowers are an important element when creating a beautiful wedding. Sharon McGukin has created floral arrangements for hundreds of weddings in all sizes, colors, and budgets. In Flowers of the Heart, Sharon gives brides an expert's guide for planning their wedding with ease.
Covering each of the four seasons, Flowers of the Heart features full color photos of bridal bouquets, bridesmaid' flowers, mothers, flower girls, ring bearers, and even the family pet. The book gives flower options by style, color, form, and seasonal availability. Design styles vary from simple monochromatic and monobotanical hand-tied bouquets to intricate armatures. Included are 50 interesting flower-savvy design tips often used as tricks of the trade.
Along with advice on flowers, the book offers professional tips from planning a traditional church wedding to organizing a destination wedding. A special feature is a bulleted/summary to-do checklists in both English and Spanish. Additional topics include:
- Organizing your wedding plan
- Hiring your florist
- Selecting your color harmony
- Including children in your ceremony
- Working within your budget
Brides will find inspiration for their own wedding from the detailed information and pictorial guide, and florists will enjoy using the book as a professional resource.