A unique, contemporary guide to the craft of drying, preserving, and arranging flowers for the home and for special occasions. It offers a sustainable approach and directs readers in where to go next for inspiration, how to source stems, and how to design and make creations that last. Follow 20 step-by-step projects, each ranging in scale and purpose, that can be enjoyed year round.
Modern Dried Flowersis a contemporary guide to the sustainable art of preserving and styling stems. Versatile, chic, environmentally mindful, affordable and low maintenance - there are many reasons to love dried flowers. Whether for weddings and special events or simply to bring a touch of ethereal charm to your home, these timeless, reimagined arrangements can bring a room to life.
Modern Dried Flowersoffers nature-led inspiration and step-by-step instructions to gain all of the basic skills, tools and techniques necessary to grow, cut, dry and style your stems to perfection. Author and celebrated florist Angela Maynard is a founding leader of the classic craft's revival, and here she reveals her secrets and dispenses expert advice so that you too can master the art of everlasting beauty and wow-worthy décor, no matter what your style.
In this practical and visually stunning guide, you will find:
- 20 beautifully photographed projects, from wearable keepsakes to majestic seasonal centrepieces; - Tips to get creative with the leftover materials; - A handy index of suitable flowers which outlines characteristics, symbols and best combinations.
Play with texture and colour, discover unusual blooms and botanicals, and create something truly original that lasts a lifetime.
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