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Get creative with our flower-arranging books and learn all about the art of floral design. Our selection will inspire you to craft your own beautiful flower creations.

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Flower Arranging & Floral Craft Books

  • Floral Accessories

    Wendy Andrade

    Product Code: BNYNF
    Hardback
    Whether you are preparing for a wedding, a party, a prom, or another special event, use these new techniques to create stunning floral jewelry and accessories. Follow step-by-step photo demonstrations and learn to make more than 40 beautiful pieces incorporating fresh flowers: innovative jewelry together with coordinating accessories and handheld designs (think bridal bouquets!). Develop your skills with decorative floral wire, flowers, and succulents. Ideal for beginners, hobbyists, and floral enthusiasts, as well as experienced and professional florists, the book features 600 photos. It's an essential guide to creating unique floral designs suitable to wear and to hold, for the bridal industry, the growing prom and quinceanera markets, and other celebrations.
    • £27.49
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  • Branches & Blooms

    Alethea Harampolis

    Product Code: BNGGH
    Paperback
    Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo, authors of The Flower Recipe Book and founders of Studio Choo, provide more than 100 step-by-step projects to make with flowering and leafy branches. In the spring, readers can create a cherry blossom bough or a centrepiece of lilacs and olive branches. In the summer, a garland features sage with pomegranates and citrus-coloured strawflowers. In autumn, wreaths are made out of magnolias and rosemary. Winter highlights cedar, pine, and juniper, yielding unexpected table settings and new wreath shapes. Also included are hundreds of step-by-step photos, as well as tutorials covering basic techniques, sourcing, and care information.
    • £14.89
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  • Happy Day (Bouquet in a Book)

    Molly Hatch

    Product Code: BMVLI
    Hardback
    This book offers a fresh take on the Victorian notion of expressing oneself with the symbolic language of flowers. Happy Day features bright, cheery flowers with uplifting sentiments. Each spread features a flower that "flips up" from the page, a brief description of the flower's meaning, and its special message for the recipient. When all of the blossoms are popped up, the book can be displayed on a desk just like a vase of flowers.
    • £14.39
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  • Color Me Floral

    Marlo Johnson

    Product Code: BMIRR
    Hardback
    Learn the secrets to designing showstopping monochromatic arrangements in this spectacular guide from floral artist Kiana Underwood. Underwood shares her techniques for creating dazzling single-color displays using inspired ingredients, dramatic textures, and vibrant colors. Organized by season, the book includes how-tos for 40 arrangements- including a lush green display for spring, an astonishing black bouquet for summer, a striking magenta design for fall, and an unexpected, oh-so-pretty pink arrangement for winter. Featuring hundreds of eye-catching images and easy-to-follow tips throughout-such as suggestions for substituting flowers and options for both the beginner and advanced designer-this book is as useful as it is gorgeous. The ultimate resource, Color Me Floral has an extraordinary arrangement to enhance every occasion.
    • £17.59
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  • Ikebana Inspired by Emotions

    Katrien Van Moerbeke

    Product Code: BMAOF
    Hardback
    Just as painters create immortal pieces with their brushes, ikebana artists use nature's palette to express themselves. Ikebana Inspired by Emotions demonstrates the eloquence of ikebana and its power to capture and transfer emotions. Ikebana is sometimes accused of being hermetic; difficult to understand or appreciate for outsiders. It is claimed that it is an art which merely involves applying strict, imposed rules and that a lack of spontaneity and frivolity makes it a style of flower arranging that is difficult to enjoy. This beautiful new book demonstrates the opposite. Eight carefully selected black and white photos of strong, universal emotions are the source of inspiration for this publication. Many international artists interpret these visuals and translate them into designs that stir the senses and touch the heart. Ikebana Inspired by Emotions shows how ikebana arrangements can pull at the heartstrings and evoke emotions that are recognisable to everyone.
    • £45.00
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  • Flowerbomb!

    Hannah Read-Baldrey

    Product Code: BLZGS
    Paperback
    Bring life into bloom with 25 gorgeous flower-inspired projects to make at home. Florals are a major theme in catwalk and high-street fashion, and leading stylist Hannah Read-Baldrey shows how to add a beautiful botanical touch to home decor, clothing, accessories, gifts, celebrations and more, for unique and enviable results that are very much on-trend. Split into sections Floral Home, Flower Fiesta and Floral Fashionista, Hannah brings her floral themed projects into your home, garden, parties and your wardrobe! With projects created using a combination of real flowers and various different crafting techniques including easy embroidery, simple papercraft, weaving, sugarcraft and embellishment, this is a beautiful celebration of creativity for every skill level. Projects include a pressed floral phone case; sequined bomber jacket; velvet flower crown; daisy chain necklace; tulip folk cushion; cherry blossom vase; floral bath bombs and candles; hula hoop wreath and a giant paper peony!
    • £12.39
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  • Arranging Faux Flowers and Foliage

    Linda Peterson

    Product Code: BKJTY
    Paperback
    Whatever the time of year, you can create beautiful displays with these 35 arrangements for silk flowers and succulents. Discover how to present a wide range of beautiful bouquet styles with these delightful projects. Starting with the basics, there are easy single-flower arrangements using stately lilies to add a touch of calm to your home, elegant orchids to make a real visual impact, and tiny succulents in small glasses to sit on a window ledge. For the experienced arranger, there are great ideas for combining varieties to create gorgeous bouquets and even elegant flower baskets to decorate the house and garden. There are also inspiring project variations, so you can experiment with different shapes and shades to create eye-catching floral displays that will brighten up any room. With essential tips on combining colours and understanding the elements of design, plus a mix of both modern and traditional styles, all with easy-to-follow step-by-step photography, you will soon be making exquisite arrangements that you can treasure for ever.
    • £11.69
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  • The Surprising Life of Constance Spry

    Sue Shephard

    Product Code: BEVEB
    Paperback
    'Fascinating ...to be eagerly devoured' Clarissa Dickson-Wright Most people today, if they have heard of her, associate Constance Spry with the cookery book bearing her name. But Connie was much, much more than the author of a bestselling cookery book. She was deeply unconventional, extremely charming and very determined; Spry's life took her from the back streets of Victorian Derby to running a hugely successful business as the florist of choice for the highest of high society, organizing the flowers for royal weddings and indeed for the Queen's coronation. She endured a violent first marriage, had a lesbian affair with a cross-dressing artist and was a pioneer for working women at a time when few women had careers. Sue Shephard tells her extraordinary story with insight, wit and flair. 'Riveting.' Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall 'Makes you fall utterly in love with its subject' New York Times Magazine 'Reveals with the greatest skill and sympathy an extraordinary person - complicated, driven, sometimes secretive but gifted and artistic to an nth degree. What a story.' Elizabeth Buchan
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  • Gardening in Miniature

    Janit Calvo

    Product Code: BCPXM
    Paperback
    In this new book, expert on the artistry of miniature gardening, Janit Calvo, has created the definitive guide to crafting unique tiny gardens complete with original planting, accessories and functioning water features. She teaches the reader the secrets of scale and illusion, the best plant varieties and simple maintenance tips, as well as step-by-step projects which range from a tiny patio to a secret garden.
    • £11.09
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  • Veranda the Romance of Flowers

    Clinton Smith

    Product Code: BALKC
    Hardback
    Bring the outdoors in! Beautiful floral arrangements have long been a hallmark of Veranda, and this lavish and luxurious collection offers a stunning presentation of the most exquisite flowers ever featured in the magazine. These unique designs - created by some of the world's leading floral artists as well as by homeowners with a flair for creativity - embody the Veranda reader's passion for gracious living. From charming bedside bouquets to showstopping centerpieces, from a simple arrangement of yellow roses in a glass vase to a free-form mix of succulents sprinkled atop a dining room table, these designs will appeal to anyone with an appreciation of colour, artistry, and imagination.
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  • In Full Flower

    Andrew Ingalls

    Product Code: AYRFF
    Hardback
    In Full Flower is a compilation of a new wave in contemporary floral design, featuring artists who combine traditional techniques with an organic, free-form, back-to-nature style. The opposite of buttoned-up and manicured arrangements, this survey includes over twenty of the most celebrated and influential artists across the United States who are rewriting the rules of floral design. Gorgeous photographs depict the artists process as well as final designs, captured both as still life s and environments. In addition, the wanderlust-inducing gardens and inspired interiors exhibit both rustic and urban eco-chic simple luxury living embodied by these artists that all homeowners will appreciate. With over 300 original colour images and short writing on each artists inspirations and philosophies, this spectacularly inspiring floral survey will be treasured by lovers of beautiful flowers and interiors alike.
    • £31.79
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  • Urban Flowers

    Carolyn Dunster

    Product Code: AYEIM
    Hardback
    Creating colour and interest in a small urban garden by growing a range of flowers and other decorative plants brings with it many rewards. Carolyn Dunster shows you what to grow and how to use your own blooms, leaves and berries in a range of indoor displays and hand-tied bouquets. Locally-grown flowers in season is a significant and welcome trend in floristry, and just as eating a tasteless strawberry in December pricks our consciences, so too does purchasing a bouquet of tulips in September, however stunning they may be to look at. The most local, seasonal flowers, which are the most satisfying to give and to display, are the ones you have grown yourself. Carolyn Dunster shows you how to do this in the smallest of spaces.
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  • Wedding Bouquets and Flowers

    Jill Woodall

    Product Code: AXWQJ
    Hardback
    Flowers have been used in wedding ceremonies for centuries; fashions may change but their popularity endures. Today brides can choose from an ever-widening range of styles and designs including spectacular blooms, individual fantasies and simple, natural displays - the creative potential is huge when the love of flowers is combined with the confidence to experiment. This new book gives brides and florists a hands-on guide to floral designs to celebrate the happiest and most special of days. Packed with tips and tricks, it explains how to plan, prepare and transport the flowers, as well as advising on colour scheme and displays. Detailed instruction to techniques and demonstrations are supported by over 400 step-by-step photographs and there is also a complete guide to four seasonal weddings set in a church, a castle, a hotel and a garden.
    • £24.89
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  • Handpicked

    Ingrid Carozzi

    Product Code: AXIBJ
    Hardback
    Brooklyn-based florist Ingrid Carozzi reveals her secrets for creating flower arrangements that are modern, original and organic in style. Organised by season, the book presents simple step-by-step instruction (how to measure, cut and place each bloom) for making more than 35 arrangements. Whether you want to learn how to work with chicken wire and tape to create a simple framework or try your hand at arranging delicate and oversize blooms, Carrozi offers a detailed tutorial on her tricks of the trade. Readers are encouraged to source, make, or upcycle unexpected containers, such as rough-hewn wooden crates or vintage pots, jars, and vases. Full of natural floral compositions that marry the modern with the rustic, Handpicked is a lushly photographed, practical guide to creating your own exceptional flower arrangements at home.
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  • The Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden

    Erin Benzakein

    Product Code: AXFLQ
    Hardback
    From an industry leader in the farm-to-centrepiece movement comes this book on how to grow, harvest, and arrange gorgeous blooms year-round. Owner of Floret Flower Farms in Skagit Valley, Washington, Erin Benzakein combines her passion for farming local with her knack for floral design in this beautiful guide that is equal parts instruction and photographic inspiration. Readers will learn to keep a stunning flower garden so they can cut and arrange seasonal blooms for their home without ever going to the florist or supermarket. Organised by season and featuring common easy-to-grow varietals, the book also includes 12 stunning DIY arrangement projects.
    • £19.79
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  • Rachel Ashwell: My Floral Affair

    Rachel Ashwell

    Product Code: BLOKB
    Hardback
    Discover Rachel Ashwell's floral inspirations and the unique touch she brings to interiors in her first book dedicated to flowers, a deeply-held passion come to life. Flowers and floral decoration are at the core of Rachel Ashwell's world and her designs. From her showcase rose garden in California, she set out with photographer Amy Neunsinger to capture the full-blown romance of the quintessential English country house, the dramatic colourways of northern Europe, and the faded opulence of a Parisian apartment. This is the story of that magical journey, which takes us through a variety of beautiful spaces large and small, some ornate and others simple. Every aspect of floral accents is showcased, from wallpaper to fabrics, floors to ceilings, architectural details, lighting and, of course, flower arrangements, some breathtaking and some simple... but all beautiful in their own right.
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  • The Discovering the Meaning of Flowers

    Shane Connolly

    Product Code: AWZBP
    Hardback
    Even now, when modern technology has made information so easy to exchange, some words are still hard to say. In this book, Shane Connolly examines the language of flowers in the context of love - that most tricky and subtle of emotions. Using a selection of over fifty gorgeous plants, Shane demonstrates how flowers, whether as single stems or as part of an arrangement, can reveal what our lovestruck, lovelorn or love-renewed selves are too wary or tongue-tied to express. Over eight practical projects, including simple wild strawberry wedding buttonholes and a biodegradable funeral arrangement, communicate their own exclusive and personal message.
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  • Flowerevolution

    Louie Schwartzberg

    Product Code: AWCCN
    Hardback
    Flowerevolution is part traditional guidebook, part 'choose-your-own-adventure'. From a stunning array of flower photographs, readers can choose the flowers they're most attracted to and, based on those choices, discover a system that reveals their state of mind. The book provides specific questions for reflection and action steps to catalyze transformation in their lives. Using flowers as teachers, they can rediscover how to find new insights about themselves and their world. In many ways, with the current advancements in technology, we've lost our connection to nature, and, in turn, our connection to ourselves. This disconnection leads to stress, fatigue and imbalance. In Flowerevolution, we will explore the vast and beautiful world of flowers and learn how flower elixirs can be used to help us bring nature back into our everyday modern lifestyles. It reveals the secret healing powers of flowers, including ancient and modern methods for harnessing their unique qualities, like flower rituals, flower baths and special applications for flower elixirs. Packed with information, stories, reflections and rituals, this book is designed to open readers up to a fresh new world of magic and possibility.
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  • International Floral Art 2016/2017

    Stichting Kunstboek

    Product Code: AVWQB
    Hardback
    With 304 pages of striking floral arrangements, International Floral Art 2016/2017 is another exceptional tribute to the wonders of floral art. An absolute favourite of many, the International Floral Art series has become an essential resource that reflects the diverse and ever-evolving floral art scene. Over 200 international artists, both up-and-coming and well-established designers, sent in their best designs. This splendid mix of backgrounds accounts for the extraordinary diversity and the refreshing mix of arrangements in this volume. Packed with artful and inventive new designs and showcasing many contemporary styles and techniques, this is a must-have for anyone interested in floral art, from those with fingers itching to create, to those who just want to stand back and admire the incredible talents of others.
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  • Flourish

    Willow Crossley

    Product Code: AVIHS
    Hardback
    Inspired by wild and wayward floral styles, Willow Crossley creates natural and original arrangements, from cabbage rose to cow-parsley, the book will range from glorious garlands and pretty posies to stunning centrepieces for a banquet or soiree. Flourish demonstrates how easy it is to transform a handful of fresh cuttings into arrangements to decorate your home throughout the year. Arranged by season, Spring covers foxgloves, cowslips and snake head fritillaries, while Summer offers bouquets of roses to rosemary and Autumn includes arrangements of crab apples, chocolate cosmos and clematis flowers. For Winter, Willow draws from ivy, moss and snowberries, whilst also demonstrating how to make an Old Man's Beard- a giant wreath of beautiful white and snow-coloured flowers. This is an original and stylish guide to decorating your home with interesting seasonal blooms and foliage; be it a relaxed lunch table or an elaborate dinner soiree, there is something for every taste and occasion.
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  • Natural Color

    Sasha Duerr

    Product Code: AUXHG
    Hardback
    A heavily photographed guide to making natural plant dyes and using these dyes to create clothing and home decor, with over two dozen projects and ideas for every season, detailed instructions on dye methods and botanical information about the plants used. Natural Color shows how to create vibrantly hued pillows, napkins, clothing and accessories using centuries old techniques of dyeing. Natural Color focuses on achievable projects throughout the seasons.
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  • Buying & Arranging Cut Flowers - The Essential A-Z Guide

    Judith Blacklock

    Product Code: AURSJ
    Paperback
    CUT FLOWERS is an A-Z guide to the most popular flowers used in flower arranging. It covers over 130 flowers showing their botanical and common name plus form, colour, length of stem and the seasons each one is available. Included are tips on buying quality flowers along with special features such as whether the flower is fragrant or poisonous. In addition to the flowers there are over 100 types of foliage commonly used in arrangements.
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  • Enchanted Circles: Flower Garlands, Swags and Wreaths

    Fiona Barnett

    Product Code: ATMXY
    Hardback
    In this book you will find garlands, circles and wreaths for all seasons and occasions - weddings, Valentine's Day, Christmas and more. There are beautiful designs ranging from the very simple to more elaborate creations - make a green and white fruit blossom wreath to celebrate the arrival of spring, a sunflower swag to remind you of long summer days, a traditional harvest swag for autumn, and a bay and orange swag as a winter mantelpiece decoration. Basic wiring and taping methods are described and illustrated step by step.Whatever the season, this stimulating project book has something to make every occasion special.
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  • Contemporary Floral Design

    Judith Blacklock

    Product Code: ATMUK
    Hardback
    A comprehensive study of cut flowers in the 21st century how they can be used and how they can be enjoyed. The range is broad, from established favorites given a subtle twist to those that incorporate novel materials such as cable ties and golf tees. The book explains techniques and styles in clear, concise language and shows how it is possible to create innovative work while adhering to the classic elements and principles of design.
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