BOOK AND PRODUCT REVIEWS
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A Home for all Seasons Book Review
With a rich abundance of fresh flowers during the summer months, it´s only natural that our interest in floral design seems to intensify. Here is a book that can help you give your home a seasonal touch.
A Life With Roses Book Review
A Life with Roses by David Ruston is a fitting tribute to one of the world's leading rosarians.
A Pot-Pourri of Floral Design Books
Though the summer is drawing to a close, our gardens should still have lots of cut flowers for the coming months. If you need some fresh ideas on what to do with your fall harvest, here´s some great floral design books.
Beautiful Weddings Book Review
"Beautiful Weddings" by Carole Hamilton can´t be beat.
Here´s a wonderful floral design book for novices and experienced alike.
Book Review for Living With Flowers
Nico De Swert is no ordinary floral designer. He really does approach floral design as if it were an art form. He even does preliminary sketches of the works he hopes to achieve.
Book Review for Paula Pryke Title
Paula Pryke enjoys an international reputation, and is best known for her innovative approach to the subject of floral design. She is author of "Flowers-the Complete Book of Floral Design" and many other titles.
Book Review of Tulips
Tulip planting time is almost here. Plant some this fall so you can enjoy lots of blooms during the spring. This remains one of the all-time favorite cut flowers.
Book Review-Flower Arranging the Winterthur Way
If you´ve ever visited the Winterthur Museum, you´re sure to love this book. Using the complete step-by-step instructions given, you can create arrangements like those on display there.
Book Review: The FIne Art of Flower Arranging
This book really lives up to its name. From beginning to end, the designs in "The Fine Art of Flower Arranging" are just breath taking.
Books for Floral Designers
Floral designers are going to love these books.
Books on Cutting Gardens
If you´re considering growing some of your own cut or dried flowers, what you need is information on cutting gardens.
Celebrating Home-a Book Review
If you´ve been looking for a seasonal decorating guide, your search is over. Watson-Guptill has just released the only one you´ll ever need.
Choosing Blue Book Review
When you´re looking for ideas on how to display your floral arrangements, books on interior design are a great source of information.
Decorating Books for Floral Designers
The display of floral materials in the home is an integral part of interior design. For that reason, here are reviews of some decorating books that will help with the process of showing off your floral creations.
Decorating for the Seasons
It is possible to create your own seasonal decorationg using ordinary craft techniques, such as sewing and quilting. Here are some books with some wonderful ideas.
Easy Flowers Book Review
No matter how busy you are, there´s always time to enjoy flowers. Here is a book with some quick ideas for busy folks.
Easy Flowers-Book Review
Flowers are no longer for special occasions. In this sensational book the authors show how to use affordable blooms for home decor.
Floral Design Book Review
Floral design is a living art. It changes with the times. In recent years, an array of wonderful books have been published on Ikebana, which continues to evolve.
Floral Design Book Review
Bright Sky Press has published a delightful book on floral design.
Floral Design Books adn Gifts
To prevent consumers from running up needles debt for the holidays, some consumer counseling agencies are holding workshops to help people create realistic budgets. For flower lovers, there are many affordable gifts, such as calendars and books.
Floral Design for Busy People
With all the changes in American life, one thing that doesn´t get any better is the pace. People are stressed out and simply have more to do than time permits. Despite all this, it is still possible to fit floral design into busy schedules.
Flower Arrangign the Winterthur Way-a Book Review
"Flower Arranging the Winterthur Way" pays special trubute to Henry Francis Du Pont, founder of the Winterthur Museum. He loved nature and surounded himself with the beauty of plants.
Flower Decoration-a Book Review
"Flower Decoration" by Constance Spry is a classic book. This delightful title is now back in print, and was reissued by Academy Chicago Publishers.
Flower Power-a Book Review
Just one look at the cover photo, and you know Rebecca Cole creates unique arrangements with unusual materials, such as artichokes. These designs are as original as they are beautiful.
Flowers Over 200 Ways Book Review
"Flowers Over 200 Ways To Use Flowrs in Your Home" belongs in every flower lover´s library.
Flowers White House Style
"Flowers White House Style" by Dottie Temple and Stan Finegold is a remarkable book. It features over 125 arrangements used for different White House occasions.
Flowers, Foliage, and Creative Design Book Review
"Delmar´s Handbook of Flowers, Foliage, and Creative Design" is a practical, lushly illustrated, easy to use book. With its step-by-step instructions, it is suitable for both novice and experienced floral designers.
Fresh Flowers-Book Review
Nikki Tibbles, a renowned English florist, gave up a successful career in advertising after she discovered she loved working with flowers. The result is this wonderful book with 20 projects using unusual florals.
Fresh Flowers-Book Review
When you´re entertaining, don´t forget the centerpieces. In this marvelous book, the author focuses on unique floral arrangements for tables.
Garden Bouquets and Beyond Book Review
"Garden Bouquets and Beyond" is by celebrated author Suzy Bales. This belongs in every floral designer's library.
Gift Books for Flower Lovers
With the holiday gift shopping season underway, here are some wonderful gift books for those floral designers on your holiday shopping list. These titles will help folks grow their own cut flowers.
Giftbooks for Flower Lovers
A book is a gift that always pleases. It´s so easy to shop for flower lovers. There are so many suitable titles.
Growing Cutting Garden Plants from Seed
For those with large cutting gardens, starting plants from seed makes a lot of sense. There are various advantages to this method.
Holiday Gift Books
When it comes time for your holiday gift shopping, you won't go wrong with books. Here is a look at some titles on a wide range of subjects.
Holiday Gifts for Flower Lovers
Forget the sweaters. Choose meaningful gifts for that flower lover. Flowers, flowers, everywhere. There are so many things they would like to receive.
Ikebana Book Review
This book will have special appeal for those interested in Japanese flower arranging styles.
Japanese Flower Wrapping Book Review
This wonderful book on Japanese flower wrapping is suitable for both novices and experienced floral designers.
Living With the Seasons
Flowers can go a long way in banishing the winter blahs. Floral designers are lucky. We can just plunge into exciting projects that make the time fly by. Here´s a book with some great ideas for winter and the other seasons as well.
Nature Crafts Book Review
"Easy Does It Nature Crafts" is a delightful title from Landauer Books. Both novice and expierenced floral designers will find this to be very useful.
Paula Pryke Book Review
Floral designer Paula Pryke never seems to run out of ideas. In her new book, she presents refreshing designs for hobbyist and professional alike.
Paula Pryke Table Flowers Book Review
Fans of Paula Pryke will love her new book on table flowers.
Peonies Book Review
Peonies are the quintessential cut flower for late spring.
Perfect Tables Book Review
Floral arrangements can be used throughout the house for decoration, including special occasions like entertaining. Now there´s a book to help you pull all this together.
Simple Flowers: Book Review
"Simple Flowers-Arrangements and Floral Accents for the Home" by Noriko Hayakawa from Kodansha International is a remarkable volume. The author combines aspects of the East and West in her designs.
Simply Beautiful Flowers Book Review
"Simply Beautiful Flowers" by Dorothy McDaniel from Crane Hill Publishers is the best all-around guide to floral design.
Tea Roses Book Review
Tea roses are among the most beloved members of the rose family. These have long been a favorite among floral designers. Now there´s a delightful book on this subject.
The Art of Floral Arranging Book Review
Whether you´re a new or experienced floral designer, "The Art of Floral Arranging" can´t be beat.
The Bride's Bouquet Book Review
It´s never too early to begin planning that wedding. Choosing flowers for that momentous event has never been so easy when you use this book.
The Floral Artist´s Guide
If you´re looking for a color guide to cut flowers, your search is over. "The Floral Artist´s Guide" is the best around.
The Flower Farmer Book Review
Floral designers will be delighted with the new revised and expanded edition of a classic best-seller on growing cut flowers.
The Japanese Way of the Flower Book Review Floral Design Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Floral Design Site Map
"The Japanese Way of the Flower" is a remarkable book on ikebana. It focuses on the use of the art of ikebana as a moving meditation.
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