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USA Best Selling Books on Wedding Flowers from Amazon USA

Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
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From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration—a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season. This beautiful guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year-round gives readers vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms to create showstopping arrangements. With irresistible photos of Erin's flower farm that showcase exquisite blooms, tips for growing in a variety of spaces and climates as well as step-by-step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic floral décor for every season, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden informs and entices gardeners of all skill levels.
List Price: $29.95
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By: Chronicle Books.   2017-03-07

The Flower Recipe Book
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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 today's aesthetic. Filled with an array of stunning, easy-to-find flowers, it features 400 photos, more than 40 step-by-step instructions, and useful 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 create vases overflowing with layered blooms. To top it off, the book is packed with ideas for unexpected vessels, seasonal buying guides, a source directory, a flower care primer, and all the design techniques readers need to know.

Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo are the founders of Studio Choo, a San Francisco-based floral design studio that serves up fresh, wild, and sophisticated flower arrangements for any occasion. Their work has been featured in publications such as Sunset, Food & Wine, and Veranda and in the blog Design*Sponge.

List Price: $24.95
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By: Artisan.   2013-04-02

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.
List Price: $25.00
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By: Ten Speed Press.   2016-03-01

Paula Pryke: Wedding Flowers: Bouquets and Floral Arrangements for the Most Memorable and Perfect Wedding Day
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An essential book packed with exquisite photographs and amazing floral displays for planning every aspect of the wedding day and beyond, from London’s leading floral designer. Paula Pryke taps into the desire of every bride to make her wedding day special, and the choice of flower color, fragrance, and display is one of the most effective and fun ways to do so. She gives the bride the confidence and ability to design her own floral theme and work with a florist to execute it, or perhaps even undertake some of the arrangements herself for a truly personal touch. The book explores wedding traditions as well as suggestions on how a modern bride can depart from them. It addresses every type of seasonal concern; distinguishes decorative, ceremony, and reception flowers; provides great ideas for floral accessories; and, of course, devotes much consideration to the all-important choice of the bouquet. With step-by-step instructions throughout, the book demonstrates how brides, bridesmaids, friends, and family can make some of Pryke’s most popular wedding flower arrangements themselves.
List Price: $35.00
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By: Rizzoli.   2014-12-30

Preston Bailey: Designing with Flowers
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From master event planner and floral couturier Preston Bailey comes a new book celebrating the latest ideas in floral design, from centerpieces to environments. A dazzling floor of orchids underfoot. A Renaissance painting adorned with fresh blooms. At the heart of Preston Bailey's spectacles are the flowers-verdant, lavish, unforgettable. From blooming sculptures that transform a ballroom to the delicate blossoms atop dinner napkins, Bailey's flower designs are lush, heart-stoppingly romantic, and one-of-a-kind.

In his sixth book, Bailey takes the reader on an exploration of the meaning and importance of flowers, which are undeniably the key element of his parties. Taking a dozen of his most recent events, Preston walks the reader through his inspiration and process, demonstrating how flowers can create a unique event infused with personality. Along the way, he shares ideas, both large and small, that brides and event planners will be eager to replicate, like a Hamptons wedding reception flanked by handmade hedgelike walls of greens or a simple but abundant tablescape covered in cream-colored roses. From bouquets to centerpieces, ceremony spaces to reception environments, and with a special chapter devoted solely to even more ideas for tabletop design, Designing with Flowers is essential reading for amateurs and professionals alike.
List Price: $45.00
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By: Rizzoli.   2014-04-08

Preston Bailey Flowers: Centerpieces, Place Setting, Ceremonies, and Parties
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Preston Bailey, one of the world’s preeminent floral and event designers, presents dozens of his most memorable arrangements. From one of the most renowned floral couturiers and event planners working today comes a rich presentation on the art of flower arranging perfect for home decoration and inspiration and of interest to professionals. In his first single-topic book, Preston Bailey shares his philosophy about flower design, walking the reader through the creation of his highly original floral centerpieces and other arrangements with advice on how to achieve the same results.
For each arrangement, Bailey discusses his inspiration and describes the type of flowers used, providing great detail on those he selects for the tables, both for the centerpieces and the place settings. He explains how the flowers influence the mood of each event, and illuminates the role that flowers play in the selection of lighting, table linens, and overall room decor. The arrangements vary from smaller groupings easily replicated at home, to the more elaborate works of art for which Bailey is renowned.
Appealing to both the amateur and the professional, Preston Bailey Flowers is an essential and unforgettable addition to the flower-design canon.            
List Price: $39.95
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By: Rizzoli.   2011-09-27

To Have & To Hold: Magical Wedding Bouquets
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One of the most anticipated experiences in every bride-to-be’s wedding planning is choosing her bouquet. However, when faced with the real-life sea of styles and flowers, a bride-to-be may soon become overwhelmed. To Have & To Hold offers more than 150 unique bouquets, pictured in 200 luminous photographs, that incorporate scores of seasonal flowers both familiar and exotic, as well as flowering branches, pinecones, leaves, feathers, family lace—even fruits and herbs—to guide her in her decision.

David Stark and Avi Adler escort the bride-to-be through today’s maze of flowers and bouquet styles, identifying the indispensable basics: Labels and deconstructed bouquets name every flower. Lists of flowers available by season and by price help narrow the choices based on when the wedding will take place and what the budget is. Also included are practical details such as how to care for flowers, how to make your own stunning and cost-effective bouquet, how to hold the bouquet and then how to preserve it, and how to tie in boutonnieres, bridesmaids’ bouquets, and flower girls’ baskets. In addition, the authors’ personal anecdotes offer sage advice on bouquet do’s and don’ts.

To Have & To Hold has a bouquet to strike any fancy for every kind of wedding day.
List Price: $27.50
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By: Artisan.   2005-11-01

The Cut Flower Patch: Grow your own cut flowers all year round
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Louise Curley looks at what makes a great cut flower, ideal conditions and soil and the tools you'll need. There is advice on what to grow - from favorite hardy annuals, half hardies and biennials to spring and summer bulbs to adding foliage and fillers to balance arrangements - and advice on how and when to sow, how to support your plants and tips on weeding, deadheading, pests and feeding.

List Price: $30.00
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By: Frances Lincoln.   2014-03-06

Vintage Wedding Flowers: Bouquets, Button Holes, Table Settings
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Vic Brotherson believes that wedding flowers should express the character and individuality of a couple. In Vintage Wedding Flowers she provides ideas and inspiration for everything from bouquets to buttonholes, to table dressings, and corsages-and to suit all possible budgets. Chapters include Classic Flora, which considers traditional white and green displays; Graceful Rose, which has soft and graceful arrangements; Crazy Iris, for the more adventurous bride; and Romantic Violet, for those wanting a magical, dreamy feel. Full of beautifully shot color photographs and helpful, step-by-step instructions, Vintage Wedding Flowers helps you create beautiful, timeless wedding flowers from simple blooms, whether you plan to do the flowers yourself or employ someone to do them for you.
List Price: $35.00
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By: Kyle Books.   2013-04-25

Handmade Weddings: More Than 50 Crafts to Personalize Your Big Day
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Handcrafted details are at the heart of a beautiful weddingadding charm, meaning, and style.

In this delightful book, Eunice and Sabrina Moyle, the founders of Hello!Lucky, join forces with stylist Shana Faust to bring you over 50 gorgeous projects. Whether you favor a modern, classic look or a retro, homespun flavor, you'll find plenty of crafts and inspiration suited to your tastefrom vintage-key save-the-dates to delicate paper wreaths to silhouette bride and groom signs.

At the front of the book you'll find guidance on choosing a look, sourcing materials, and working out timelines. Then, each of the 50 projects are fully explained with photos, how-to diagrams, and step-by-step directions.

Clever, creative, and budget-friendly, Handmade Weddings is the perfect handbook for the bride looking to style her day her way.
List Price: $24.95
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By: Chronicle Books.   2010-12-01


 

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