Many years ago, I went to a friend’s wedding reception. The bride’s family tried to save money by buying their own flowers from the grocery and stuck them in tall vases for each table. Let us just say that the results were less lovely than the family might have hoped.
I wish they had had Creative Wedding Florals You Can Make to consult–with the same flowers at the same cost, they could have created some lovely arrangements.
If you have a vision of a beautiful wedding becoming a reality on a budget, this book is for you! If you are crafty, thrifty or think you and your friends can create the flowers for your big day, Creative Wedding Florals You Can Make can be a great manual at which to look..
Make your very own floral arrangements for priceless wedding memories with a personal touch. Presenting a wide array of floral bouquets and decorations, this book gives you an excellent alternative to hiring a professional florist.
Terry Rye, a professional florist with twenty years of experience, presents step-by-step instructions on how to design more than 20 stunning floral arrangements.
You’ll find something for every part of your wedding – from the bride’s bouquet to boutonnieres, from pew decorations to table centerpieces and wedding cake toppers.
Whether you are the bride-to-be, a member of the wedding party, a friend or an aspiring floral designer, this book is your guide to easily creating beautiful wedding florals with striking results.
Many tips and ideas make this handbook rewarding and enjoyable to look through; it includes the following:
- Wedding flower planning: Learn to select the flowers that will reflect your personal style, coordinate with your overall color scheme and stay within your budget.
- Basic floral arranging techniques: Discover the best way to cut, arrange and preserve flowers, with suggestions for using alternate color schemes or silk flowers.
- Bow Making 101: Find out how to make the right bow to complement any bouquet.
This book is available online.