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Fresh flowers are something to be enjoyed every day. Easy Flowers are affordable, stylish and quick to put together. In the first section, Flower Basics, Jane and Antonia explain how to select and care for your fresh flowers, with tips on choosing vases and containers, plus indispensable flower-arrangement tips. Next, Flower Palettes showcases beautifully simple arrangement ideas for every room in the home, grouped by flower colour and ranging from a fragrant vase of blue hyacinths to a sculptural display of dark red arum lilies in an oversize goldfish bowl. Finally, practical care and maintenance advice will keep your arrangements looking their best for as long as possible.
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If you want to avoid the rules and rigidness of formal floristry, Jane Durbridge will show you how in this beautifully illustrated book, the sumptuous cover being a taster for what is to come. Accompanied by style writer Antonia Swinson and photographer Polly Wreford, she offers simple, inspirational ideas for simple containers, using simple, easily available flowers and foliage. A stem of cherry blossom cut from the garden, a single rose, a bunch of tulips or ranunculus, miraculously transformed into artfully simple, chic arrangements. Using vases and bowls as plain as old bottles or as elegant as a crystal vase, she demonstrates the ease with which you can transform a room or dinner setting. Utilising materials as diverse as cellophane and translucent gel, she shares her innovative, often quirky, designs and knowledge to make truly "Simple Chic Flowers" with which to adorn your home. - Lucy WatsonAbout the Author:
Jane Durbridge started the popular London florist Parterre Flowers. She is also the author of Bridal Flowers (also Ryland Peters & Small). Antonia Swinson is an expert on flowers, fashion, beauty and weddings. She wrote the text for Jane Durbridge's Bridal Flowers and is the author of The Wedding Planner and When I was a Bridesmaid (all Ryland Peters & Small).
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Book Description Ryland Peters & Small, 2006. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A35943
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-1841723983