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Classic floral designs

Author: Ed Smith, A.I.F.D.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub. Co., Inc., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Any flower lover can produce breathtaking arrangements--it's just a matter of applying the principles of good design. A lushly photographed guide to contemporary and traditional styles explains how to learn basic skills and ordinary materials. Over 30 designs are on display, with every step for producing them in both fresh and silk flowers. See how to choose the right container (baskets, clear glass, bubble bowls,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ed Smith, A.I.F.D.
ISBN: 1402724411 9781402724411
OCLC Number: 58791273
Description: 128 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Gathering your tools & supplies --
Choosing your flowers, foliage & accents --
Containers & foundations --
Basic techniques --
Preparing containers --
Elements of design --
Principles of design --
The projects --
Basic shapes --
Seasonal delights --
Topiaries --
Arrangements in clear containers --
Candles & flowers --
Caring for arrangements.
Responsibility: Ed Smith.
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Any flower lover can produce breathtaking arrangements--it's just a matter of applying the principles of good design. A lushly photographed guide to contemporary and traditional styles explains how to learn basic skills and ordinary materials. Over 30 designs are on display, with every step for producing them in both fresh and silk flowers. See how to choose the right container (baskets, clear glass, bubble bowls, tall vases) and shape (round, fan, horizontal, vertical, right triangle).

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Classic Floral Designs

by merrillyc (WorldCat user published 2006-11-15) Excellent Permalink
Hi,I am an amateur floral and candle arranger and I found Mr. Smiths book to be a really big help, more so than any other book I have looked at, and I have looked at a lot. I am very grateful for his book and will apply his suggestions, tips, and ideas the next time I arrange flowers. I do this for my...
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