The Ways of Flowers

The Ways of Flowers

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From saucy daffodils in the front hall to daisies entwined in a young girl's hair, flowers bring us joy every day. Colour photographs as fresh and comely as the blooms themselves pay tribute to these gifts from nature. Trace the meaning and language of flowers in history and mythology for moments of good fortune (lavender), congratulations (laurel), love (rose), and hope (snowdrop). Mark life's milestones with a floral celebration: tiny white blossoms capture the innocence of a new baby being Christened, so decorate the pews with pretty lily of the valley, narcissus, and miniature roses tied up in a lacy ribbon. Place seasonal touches all through the house--snowdrops, scillas, grape hyacinths and early-blooming bulbs all bring a touch of spring inside. Give flowers tender care with the invaluable and practical advice on cutting, arranging, and preserving them for delightful corsages, nosegays, and floral keepsakes. And, when you're trying to decide on a favourite to pick, look through the lavish gallery of flowers, all arranged by colour.
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 183.9 x 238.8 x 12.4mm | 444.53g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour photographs
  • 158816201X
  • 9781588162014

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Now entering its fifteenth year, America's Victoria magazine celebrates the beauty and creativity that women bring to their homes and their world. Every issue is filled with inspiring ideas for decorating, romantic fashions, enchanting gardens, elegant entertaining, travel, and profiles of entrepreneurs who've followed their passions to success. Victoria speaks to the heart of women's lives.
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