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UK Best Selling Books on Ikebana from Amazon UK

Flower Recipe Book, The: 125 Step-by-Step Arrangements for Everyday Occasions
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HardCover. Pub Date :2013-04-01 Pages: 272 Language: English Publisher: Workman Flower arranging has never been simpler or more enticing. The women behind Studio Choo. the hottest floral design studio in the country. have created a flower-arranging bible for todays aesthetic. Filled with an array of stunning. easy-to-find flowers. it features 400 high-resolution photos. more than 40 step-by-step slideshows. and tappable pop-tips throughout. The arrangements run the gamut of styles and techniques: some are wild and some are structured; some are time-intensive and some are astonishingly simple. Each one is paired with a flower recipe; ingredients lists specify the type and quantity of blooms needed; clear instructions detail each step ; and hundreds of photos show how to place every stem. Readers will learn how to work with a single variety of flower to great effect. and to cr...
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By: Artisan.   2013-06-06

The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials
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Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for 50 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips readers with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend's wedding, or wishing to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, "The Flower Workshop" allows you to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond merely pretty and into realms of the dramatic, the unexpected, and sometimes even the magical. Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for more than forty-five stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips you with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Known for her hands-on flower workshops at FlowerSchool New York, Ariella Chezar walks you through the nuts and bolts of creating a variety of small flourishes, tonal arrangements, branch arrangements, handheld bouquets, wreathes, garlands, grand gestures, and more all accompanied by detailed photography. Chezar offers advice and philosophy on everything from texture and color to foliage and containers, providing an overall approach to living and working with flowers, with an eye toward fresh, local, wild, seasonally influenced floral design. For every occasion, from relaxed and simple to lavish and monumental, "The Flower Workshop" celebrates the special moments in your life with glorious, fragrant floral arrangements and enhances your surroundings with abundant beauty."
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By: Ten Speed Press.   2016-03-01

Japanese Ikebana for Every Season: Elegant Flower Arrangements for Your Home
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The true meaning of Ikebana--the traditional Japanese art of flower arrangement--is to take a few be....
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By: Tuttle Shokai Inc.   2014-05-22

Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers
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The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging Ikebana, or Japanese flower arranging, is more than simply putting flowers in a container. Ikebana is a disciplined art form in which the arrangement is a living thing, where nature and humanity are brought together. Written by renowned Ikebana expert Shozo Sato, "Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers" is a classic Ikebana text updated for modern readers. Ikebana history and styles "Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers" presents a fascinating overview of the history of Ikebana to present day, and introduces classic Ikebana styles such as Rikka, Seika and Moribana to Freestyle. Japanese flower arranging instructions The tools of Ikebana and basic Ikebana flower-arranging techniques are clearly explained. Simple but detailed instructions guide Ikebana enthusiasts through the process of making dozens of stunning floral arrangements.
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By: Tuttle Shokai Inc.   2013-04-22

Exploring Ikebana
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The word Ikebana rings a bell for most, but not many people can define it or grasp its essence. Exploring Ikebana seeks to change this. This book is a comprehensive introduction into the art and unveils some of the secrecy and philosophical ideas projected into this ancient Japanese style of flower design. A no-nonsense but nonetheless respectful approach to the art, that will demonstrate that Ikebana arrangements are achievable for all. After a thorough introductory chapter on materials, the different schools, techniques, dos and don'ts, tools, colours, schemes and (viewing) angles; this books presents arrangements in traditional and modern styles, made with natural and contemporary materials. Every arrangement is richly illustrated with detailed step-by-step photographs of the creative process, making it easy for even the novice to follow and to come to a correct and enjoyable result. And in the end, enjoying the fleeting beauty of flowers to the fullest is what Ikebana is all about.
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By: Stichting Kunstboek.   2015-11-15

Keiko's Ikebana: A Contemporary Approach to the Traditional Japanese Art of Flower Arranging
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Keiko's unique approach to ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, combines traditional techniques with modern tastes. Her influences--which range from sculpture to today's Western floral design--come together to create one-of-a-kind arrangements that are authentic and eye-catching, simple and graceful, and possible for anyone to achieve. This book presents step-by-step instructions for creating 20 stunning ikebana arrangements in a range of sizes and styles. Each of the flower arrangements can be completed in just three simple steps and uses easy-to-find floral materials and containers. The book also includes an introduction to the history of ikebana as it relates to Japan and Japanese culture, as well as a guide to the basic rules of ikebana design and floral techniques. Suggestions for finding and choosing materials and supplies make it easy to to learn how to arrange flowers and gain a hands-on appreciation of the art of Japanese flower arranging.
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By: Tuttle Shokai Inc.   2012-09-10

The masters'book of Ikebana: Background and principles of Japanese flower arrangement
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By: Thames & Hudson.   1966

Ikebana: Step-by-step Japanese Flower Arrangement
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A unique approach to creating flower arrangements that are inspired by and faithful to your own ideas, with substantial advice on how to make the most of ikebana in daily life. 92 arrangements are on this book with step-by-step photo instructions for beginners to understand.
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By: Japan Publications.   1995-11

Japanese Way of the Flower: Ikebana as Moving Meditation (Michi, Japanese Arts & Ways)
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By: Stone Bridge Press.   2000-12-31

Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures from Paper (Book & DVD)
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Make beautiful origami flowers then arrange them into stunning bonsai sculptures with this wonderful....
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By: Tuttle Publishing.   2016-10-06


 

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