The Encyclopedia of Flower Arranging Techniques

The Encyclopedia of Flower Arranging Techniques

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This A-Z guide to flower arranging covers all the major design principles, such as colour, balance and harmony, and describes techniques such as wiring, topiary and preserving. Flower arrangement ideas are illustrated for weddings, Christmas, table decorations posies, bouquets and headdresses.
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  • Hardback | 176 pages
  • 230 x 232mm | 847g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour photographs, index
  • 0747214859
  • 9780747214854

Table of contents

Part 1 Introduction; tools and techniques. Part 2 Techniques: accessories; artificial flowers; baskets and boxes; bouquets; candles; colour; conditioning flowers; containers; design; dried flowers; freeform sculpture or hanging; fruit and vegetables; grouping; parallel arrangements; pictures; planted gardens and pot et fleur; preserving and drying flowers; ribbons and bows; seasonal arrangements; small scale; swags and garlands; table arrangements; topiary and flower trees; tussies and mussies and Victorian posies; wedding flowers; wires and wiring; wreaths. Part 3 Gallery. Part 4 Occasions: Christmas; harvest festival; spring; religion; special days; weddings. Part 5 Inspirations: art; ikebana; simplicity. Part 6 Combinations: fruit and vegetables; candles; natural materials; accessories. Part 7 Flowers in interiors: style; colour; position. Part 8 Flowers to wear: corsages; bouquets; hats and headdresses.
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