An innovative designer is always looking for new concepts. Fresh Floral Jewelry, an instructional introduction to the world of making jewelry that incorporates fresh flowers, is the first of its kind. For everyone from beginners to experienced jewelry makers and floral designers, this volume is an essential guide to creating exciting, colorful, and undoubtedly unique accessories that are suitable for any occasion, from proms to weddings. Learn how to make beautiful, intricate jewelry with wire, beads, and little else, to resemble foliage in which to set your orchids, succulents, and many more floral varieties. At the beginning is an overview of the techniques used in the book, which gives readers the freedom to jump from chapter to chapter. The projects are ideal for people within the floral industry as well as hobbyists and enthusiasts. Every piece in this indispensable book of jewelry ideas comes with detailed images that facilitate speedy assembly.
Wedding flowers are a huge part of the bridal dream, and a firm grasp of floral fundamentals is essential to planning an unforgettable big day. With more than 400 full-color photographs, Knack Wedding Flowers provides unparalleled inspiration and authoritative information for brides and wedding planners. Among the many details covered: what’s on a floral shopping list, the smarts of in-season flowers, matching flowers to formality and location, and where to go to get flowers and/or guidance and arrangements. Guidance provided for do-it-yourself brides, too!
The Art of Wearable Flowers reveals the secrets to creating gorgeous floral accessories that you can wear. This guide provides how-tos for 40 floral wearables, including an eye-catching succulent ring, gorgeous hyacinth hoop earrings, a fabulous petal necklace, and a luxurious headpiece, plus bracelets, corsages, headbands, and more. Renowned floral artist Susan McLeary shares this stunning collection of 40 flower- and plant-based designs that you can try out for yourself. • Each project includes an ingredients list, styling tips, and easy-to-follow instructions paired with step-by-step photographs. • The ultimate guide to elevating every outfit with natural beauty • Filled with essential information on tools, design techniques, and plant care, making it easy to create these remarkable arrangements at home Featuring hundreds of inspiring photographs presented in a beautifully designed book, The Art of Wearable Flowers is a must-have accessory for any modern woman. Susan McLeary's expertise in styling flowers—combined with breathtaking photos of her signature arrangements—makes this a wonderful gift for the florist-frequenter. • For anyone who wants to make a show-stopping appearance at a wedding, birthday party, or any special occasion • Great for brides (and as a bridal shower gift!), florists, crafters, flower gardeners, and flower stylists • Perfect those who loved Paper to Petal: 75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand by Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell, The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis, Seasonal Flower Arranging by Ariella Chezar, and The Flower Chef by Carly Cylinder
Say “I do” all over again with significance and style Whether this is your chance to have the wedding you always wanted, you’re celebrating a milestone anniversary, or you simply want to reaffirm your commitment to each other, the renewing of your vows is an important symbolic step in your relationship. Celebrated wedding planner Sharon Naylor helps you make your second time around your best yet. Renewing Your Wedding Vows provides valuable guidance on how to: ?phrase your invitation ?choose appropriate attire and flowers ?incorporate children into the ceremony ?decide about gifts and registries ?write your vows ?plan the logistics of the proceedings ?choose your location: ballroom, beach, your home, and more...
Newly expanded and updated, the 3rd Edition of THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN introduces the full range of floral design techniques, from basic to advanced, with vivid photographs, colorful illustrations, and easy-to-understand descriptions. The book balances theory with practice, covering the history of design, artistic elements, floral anatomy, and nomenclature, as well as techniques, tools, and specialties. Much more than a design book, THE ART OF FLORAL DESIGN, 3rd Edition prepares readers for 21st century careers with industry-specific discussions about distribution channels, marketing, advertising, finance, business practices, and labor issues. Instructors save time with the available PowerPoint slides, interactive classroom activities, and a full-color image library. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Wendy Andrade
Release Date: 2017-10-03
Genre: Flowers in art
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.
The market for how-to craft books has never been stronger, and one of the enduring areas of interest is beaded jewelry. The virtues of this hobby are clear: it's relatively inexpensive and requires no special talents or classes — or even very much time. Featuring 45 quick and easy projects from BeadStyle Magazine, Jewelry in a Flash is ideal for the crafter who wants to create fantastic designs that can be made quickly. Step-by-step photos and instructions make each item a breeze to complete, and comprehensive supply lists simplify shopping, making beading easier than ever. Projects are organized by time: fast (60 minutes) to faster (30 minutes) to fastest (15 minutes). Individual creations include zigzag dangles, a briolette bangle, hammered-wire earrings, and a quick leaf bracelet. Jewelry in a Flash ensures a stylish piece every time.
A sugar-coated feast for the eyes and the imagination—this exciting 1,000 collection presents glorious full-color photographs of beautiful, outrageous, and deliciously decorated desserts, from extravagant wedding and birthday cakes to cupcakes and cookies that are miniature works of art. Like all of the books in our 1,000 series, this is not an instructional book, rather, it is a visual showcase designed to provide endless inspiration for anyone who loves decorative baking and entertaining.
Author: Oppi Untracht
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
Far more than merely a display of wealth and taste, jewelry is an integral element in the lives of the people of India. Drawing on more than 35 years of collecting and research, Untracht surveys the major Indian jewelry forms and techniques, exploring Indian jewelry as both an ongoing aesthetic spanning 5,000 years and a highly significant form of cultural expression. 870 illustrations, 220 in color.