Since its first appearance, The Art of Floral Design has become the definitive standard in teaching design techniques. In-depth and illustrated in full color, it offers comprehensive information on the principles and mechanics of flower arranging, basic flower anatomy, and arrangement styles for all occasions. This well-written text combines theory and practice to familiarize readers with the basics and guide them through more advanced floral techniques. This book is sure to remain on your reference shelf throughout your career in floral design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
From an experienced wedding planner comes the first book that the bride-to-be should buy. It gives the real scoop on how the wedding business operates, so readers can avoid headaches like last-minute crises with her dress, flowers, and music, among other things. In addition, readers get practical budgeting tips, up-to-the-minute info on current trends (what works and what doesn't) and common-sense tips on dealing with sales and service people, family, friends, and yes, even the spouse-to-be. Readers can avoid headaches and heartaches such as: -Photographers or caterers run amok. -Unexpected guests - and nothing to feed them. -An out-of-control budget. -Hurt feelings in the family.
Provides information on everything a bride needs to know to select the right flowers for her wedding, along with advice on how to work with a florist, directions for creating one's own arrangements, and a glossary of floral terminology.
Quick, easy to make, sophisticated, and elegant, these 40 silk flower arrangements are well suited to today's busy home decorator. The basics of designing that are illustrated and presented here will soon have the arranger making creative leaps in styling. Put the new, more lifelike silk flowers in treasured tiny vases; go "simply exotic" with Chinese-red blossoms and a single bold leaf; or make an everlasting, never fading bride's bouquet. Show off a bucket of tall blossoms, artfully arranged to look as if you've just carried them in from the garden. Hang a unique sylvan wall sconce, with leafy greenery, ferns, and berries, and a grapevine nest hidden amid the flowers. Designer tips and project variations expand the decorating possibilities.
Release on 2005-07 | by Jean Ramsden,Corinne Weldon
101 Ways to Make Your Wedding About You
Author: Jean Ramsden,Corinne Weldon
It's MY Wedding! presents 101 hilarious, heartbreaking, theatrical, and sometimes unbelievable testimonials from real women (and a few men!) who have gone through the wedding planning process, from engagement to the big day. Following each anecdote, the authors present sane, human and helpful advice for prospective brides and grooms with the goal of reminding readers about the one thing that is truly important during the wedding process love! It's MY Wedding is a perfect gift for engaged couples, prospective brides, their friends, family and members of the bridal party. Universal in its appeal, the book is unique in the wedding advice category. Instead of quizzes, planning tips and advice, budgeting secrets, wedding etiquette, wedding toasts or wedding vows, the authors present readers with the same straightforward, girlfriend-to-girlfriend advice that they offered each other when they used to trade war stories about their upcoming nuptials. Nicknamed The Bathroom Book For Brides, the book is not only entertaining and insightful, but easy to pick up and put down-ideal during the often hectic wedding planning period! Please visit our website at www.ItsMyWeddingSite.com
Based upon the notebooks the author creates for herself when planning celebrations, this organiser includes wedding tips from a host of top wedding names, handy checklists, sealed pouches for swatches and samples, dividers to store paperwork, a diary and address book, and pull-out cards for the groom and best-man.
Offers tips and techniques for designing wedding bouquets with a personal flair using the bride's gown and jewelry as a source of inspiration, enhanced with contemporary and classic looks using unconventional details and embellishments. Original. 20,000 first printing.