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Arranging faux flowers & foliage : 35 creative step-by-step projects
Arranging faux flowers & foliage : 35 creative step-by-step projects
Peterson, Linda2017
Whatever the time of year, you can create beautiful displays with these 35 arrangements for silk flowers and succulents. Discover how to present a wide range of beautiful bouquet styles with these delightful projects. Starting with the basics, there are easy single-flower arrangements using stately lilies to add a touch of calm to your home, elegant orchids to make a real visual impact, and tiny succulents in small glasses to sit on a window ledge. For the experienced arranger, there are great ideas for combining varieties to create gorgeous bouquets and even elegant flower baskets to decorate the house and garden. There are also inspiring project variations, so you can experiment with different shapes and shades to create eye-catching floral displays that will brighten up any room. With essential tips on combining colours and understanding the elements of design, plus a mix of both modern and traditional styles, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, you will soon be making exquisite arrangements that you can treasure for ever.
London ; New York : Cico Books, 2017.
128 pages : colour illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes index.First published as Arranging silk flowers, by Cico Books, 2008.
Machine generated contents note: The Basics -- Staple materials and techniques -- ch. 1 Bright & Informal -- Lilac Bouquet -- Tied Iris Bouquet -- Rosebud Garden -- Concrete Pots -- Wildflower Medley -- Autumn Sunflowers -- Symphony in Pink -- Meadow Flowers -- Shades of Green -- ch. 2 Formal Displays -- Triple Tulips -- Vintage Teacups -- Peony Cube -- Bowl of White Poppies -- Orchid Accent -- Iris Fountain -- Shades of Winter -- Terrarium Display -- Big and Bold -- Orchid Bowl -- Magnolia Cascade -- Beside the Sea -- Orchid Falls -- Blue Notes -- Picture Perfect -- Flower Column -- ch. 3 Gift Ideas -- Daisy Display -- Tulip Window Box -- Harvest Flowers -- Pitcher of Roses -- Teatime Flowers -- Hyacinth Basket -- Peony and Rose Centerpiece -- Poppy Bowl -- Pastel Perfection Bowl -- Summer Flowers Basket.
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LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryArt and Craft745.92 PETAvailable