Best Flower Arranging Books
Here you will get Best Flower Arranging Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. Floret Farm's Discovering Dahlias: A Guide to Growing and Arranging Magnificent Blooms
Author: by Erin Benzakein
Published at: Chronicle Books (March 9, 2021)
A stunning guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous dahlia blooms from celebrated farmer-florist and New York Times bestselling author Erin Benzakein, founder of Floret Flower Farm. World-renowned flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein reveals all the secrets to growing, cultivating, and arranging gorgeous dahlias.
These coveted floral treasures come in a dazzling range of colors, sizes, and forms, with enough variety for virtually every garden space and personal preference, making them one of the most beloved flowers for arrangements. In these pages, readers will discover: Expert advice for planting, harvesting, and arranging garden-fresh dahlias A simple-to-follow overview of the dahlia classification system An AZ guide with photos and descriptions of more than 350 varieties Step-by-step how-to’s for designing show-stopping dahlia bouquets that elevate any occasionExpert Author: Erin Benzakein’s gorgeous flowers are celebrated throughout the world.
Her book Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers was a New York Times bestseller and her first book, Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden, won the American Horticultural Society Book Award. Filled with Wisdom: Overflowing with hundreds of lush photographs and invaluable advice, DISCOVERING DAHLIAS is an essential resource for gardeners and a must-have for anyone who loves flowers, including flower lovers, avid and novice gardeners, floral designers, florists, small farmers, stylists, and designers.
2. Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms (Gardening Book for Beginners, Floral Design and Flower Arranging Book)
Author: by Erin Benzakein
Published at: Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (March 7, 2017)
The Cut Flower Garden: Erin Benzakein is a florist farmer, leader in the locaflor farm to centerpiece movement, and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm in Washington’s lush Skagit Valley. A stunning flower book: This beautiful gardening book and guide to growing, harvesting, and arranging gorgeous blooms year round provides readers with vital tools to nurture a stunning flower garden and use their blossoms and cut flowers to create show stopping arrangements.
It makes a beautiful gift for any occasion, for friends, loved ones and gardening lovers alike! Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden: Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspirationa flower gardening book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements organized by season.
Find inspiration in this lush flower book:Irresistible photos of Erin’s flower farm that showcase exquisite bloomsTips for growing in a variety of spaces and climatesStep by step instructions for lavish garlands, airy centerpieces, and romantic florist design and dcor for every seasonIf you liked Paris in Bloom, you’ll love Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden.
3. 100 Flowers: An Adult Coloring Book with Bouquets, Wreaths, Swirls, Patterns, Decorations, Inspirational Designs, and Much More!
Author: by Jade Summer
Published at: Independently published (January 16, 2020)
2021 Gift Ideas | 100 Unique ImagesEnjoy beautiful flowers and simple designs with this relaxing coloring book from bestselling publishing brand, Jade Summer. Our 100 Flowers coloring book is a wonderful way to show your love of flowers while your stress fades away. Each design features simple elements which allow you to effortlessly fill pages with any of your favorite colors.
We have included many popular types of flowers and arrangements, so you will always have plenty to color! You get to color a variety of fun flowers, including roses, daisies, tulips, orchids, sunflowers, violets, and many more. We also included mandala-style flower designs and various other objects which make the flowers into decorations.
You can color each flower design with realistic colors or let your imagination run wild and use whichever colors you choose! Why You Will Love this BookRelaxing Coloring Pages. Every page you color will pull you into a relaxing world where your responsibilities will seem to fade away…
4. 100 Flower Designs: Coloring Book For Adults Featuring Flowers, Vases, Bunches, and a Variety of Flower Designs (Adult Coloring Books)
Author: by MantraCraft
Published at: New Castle P&P (February 16, 2020)
100 BEAUTIFUL FLOWER DESIGNS | A TREASURE FOR FLOWER LOVERS | FROM MANTRACRAFTThis adult coloring book from MantraCraftTM has 100 beautiful flower designs including flowers, bunches, vases, and a variety of flowers. It provides hours of fun, calm, relaxation and stress relief through creative expression.
These beautiful designs are printed single-sided and range in complexity and detail from beginner to expert-level. You will Love this Coloring Book. It offers:Stress Relieving Designs that are Great for Relaxation. Each coloring page is designed to provide calmness and relaxation as you channelize your energies for creative expression.
Beautiful Artwork and Designs. Well-crafted illustrations and designs that lay the groundwork for you to create your own frame-worthy masterpieces. High Resolution Printing. Each image is printed in high resolution to offer crisp, sharp designs that enable trouble free coloring and high quality display.Single-sided Pages.
Every image is printed on a single-sided page, so that you can use a broad variety of coloring choices without fearing bleed through. Moreover, single-side pages can be framed to display your masterpieces. Suitable for All Skill Levels. This coloring book offers a broad variety of designs suited for all skill levels – ranging from beginner to expert level.A Great Gift.
5. Floret Farm's A Year in Flowers: Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season (Flower Arranging Book, Bouquet and Floral Design Book)
Author: by Erin Benzakein
Published at: Chronicle Books; Illustrated edition (February 11, 2020)
National BestsellerNew York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publisher’s Weekly, Washington PostLearn how to buy, style, and present seasonal flower arrangements for every occasion. With sections on tools, flower care, and design techniques, Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers presents all the secrets to arranging garden-fresh bouquets.
Featuring expert advice from Erin Benzakein, world-renowned flower farmer, floral designer, and bestselling author of Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden, this book is a gorgeous and comprehensive guide to everything you need to make your own incredible arrangements all year long, whether harvesting flowers from the backyard or shopping for blooms at the market.
Includes an AZ flower guide with photos and care tips for more than 200 varieties Simple-to-follow advice on flower care, material selection, and essential design techniques More than 25 how-to projects, including magnificent centerpieces, infinitely giftable posies, festive wreaths, and breathtaking bridal bouquetsFloret Farm’s A Year in Flowers offers advice on every phase of working with cut flowersincluding gardening, buying, caring for, and arranging fresh flowers.
6. Peonies: Beautiful Varieties for Home & Garden
Author: by Jane Eastoe
Published at: Gibbs Smith (February 13, 2018)
A floral gardening guide to the ultra popular peony. From Shawnee Chief to Top Brass, this guide to over 60 varieties of peonies presents an eclectic selection of specimensfrom those with the best visual appearance and the most fragrant perfume, to those that are easiest to grow and produce the best cutting flowers.
With commentary on each bloom, easy-to-follow growing advice, and glorious photography, Peonies will appeal to anyone who appreciates the romance of the majestic peony. Journalist Jane Eastoe is author of Vintage Roses (Gibbs Smith, 2016) plus gardening and outdoor books published by National Trust Books (UK).
Georgianna Lane, author of Paris in Bloom, is a leading floral photographer whose work also appeared in Vintage Roses.
7. Flower Color Guide
Author: by Darroch Putnam
Published at: Phaidon Press; Illustrated edition (October 1, 2018)
The ultimate color-by-color flower reference guide – from New York’s pre-eminent floral designers, Putnam and PutnamPlanning a wedding, a dinner, a birthday party, a romantic evening, holiday entertaining, or just arranging flowers for the pleasure of having them, more often than not your creative process begins with thinking about the color of the flowers that you want.
To help you find what you are looking for, Flower Color Guide is the first reference book to organize flower types by color, with an emphasis on seasonality and creative color schemes – and the results are stunning in their sheer variety.
What Pantone is to color, Flower Color Guide is to flowers. Showcasing 400 flowers at their peak, with stunning photography taken by Putnam & Putnam in their Brooklyn studio, this guide includes an appendix featuring perforated pages, with tips on flower care, notes on how to prepare vessels and a list of suggested color schemes.
A great gift to give, or to have for oneself, the book speaks to the most seasoned flower enthusiasts as well as those just beginning to explore the possibilities of arranging flowers. Michael and Darroch Putnam have built a reputation for romantic, dramatic floral arrangements and installations using color as their guiding principle – here, they share their knowledge with readers worldwide: “This is the book we wished we had when we started doing flowers.”
8. The Complete Language of Flowers: A Definitive and Illustrated History (Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia, 3)
Author: by S. Theresa Dietz
Published at: Wellfleet; Illustrated edition (February 4, 2020)
The Complete Language of Flowers is a comprehensive encyclopedia providing the meanings, powers, facts, and folklore for over 1,001 flower species. Along with a beautiful visual depiction, each entry provides the flower’s scientific and common names, characteristics, and historic meanings and powers from mythology, medieval legends, folklore, and flower poetry.
For centuries, symbolic flower meanings have fascinated readers, writers, poets, and suddenly smitten couples alike. Extremely popular during the Victorian era, these floriographies flourished and versed the public on the hidden meaning of popular flowers such as:Purple TulipEternal loveAmaryllisAdventurousness; Enthusiasm; PassionDaisyBeauty and innocence; Cheer; Childlike playfulnessSunflowerAmbition; Constancy; DevotionTogether with stunning full-color illustrations and two indexes, one for searching by common flower name and the other organized by meaning, this beautiful reference is a must-have for gardeners, florists, and flower enthusiasts.
9. How To Draw Modern Florals: An Introduction To The Art of Flowers, Cacti, and More
Author: by Alli Koch
Published at: Blue Star Press; Illustrated edition (April 15, 2017)
Turn simple doodles into beautifully designed floral illustrations with How To Draw Modern Florals, a step-by-step guide that teaches everything you need to know about drawing modern florals, including: Tools of the trade The anatomy of a flower The basic shapes for drawing a flower Where to find inspirationYou’ll feel as though you’re sitting down with author Alli Koch at a coffee shop as she walks you through the process of drawing and designing classic favorites like the rose to today’s trendiest florals, as well as succulents and cacti.
How to Draw Modern Florals is an introduction to drawing, so no experience is needed! If you can draw an S or a C with a pen, then Alli can teach you how to draw a beautiful, modern floral design!
10. Flower Color Theory
Author: by Darroch Putnam
Published at: Phaidon Press (February 10, 2021)
An essential read for botanical enthusiasts of any skill level. Town & Country Leading floral designers Putnam & Putnam are back – now with the ultimate flower-arrangement reference book The follow-up to Darroch and Michael Putnam’s acclaimed bestselling debut, Flower Color Theory is the only guide that uses color theory as inspiration for flower arrangements.
The book features 175 arrangements that show myriad ways to combine flowers of different hues, all built around color schemes including analogous, complementary, monochromatic, triadic, transitional, and accent colors. Flower Color Theory is both inspirational and a guide to creating lush, romantic, and effortlessly elegant creations of your own.
11. Hydrangeas: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden
Author: by Naomi Slade
Published at: Gibbs Smith (May 26, 2020)
A favorite indoor-outdoor flower adorns the summer in colorful bursts of petals. Perhaps the most abundantly blooming plant, hydrangeas have captivated gardeners and cultivators alike with their old-fashioned charm and tantalizing colors. From late spring to early autumn, they burst from the ends of stems in natural bouquets of vibrant pink, stunning white, lavender, rose, and blue.
With over 75 species and 600 named cultivars that range over the world, the variety makes them perfect for any occasion. Georgianna Lane’s entrancing photography showcase the varieties of nature’s firework flower, such as the intensely colored Alpenglhen and the airy Lanarth White, while Naomi Slade imparts her gardening expertise for the fullest bloom of this rewarding flower.
Readers will discover the wide array that hydrangeas have to offer, and why these bountiful blossoms are becoming increasingly popular as houseplants and gifts. Naomi Slade is a well-known journalist and photographer specializing in gardening, environment, and lifestyle. A biologist by training, naturalist by inclination, and with a lifelong love of plants, she contributes regularly to a range of British publications including The English Garden and House and Garden.
12. On Flowers: Lessons from an Accidental Florist
Author: by Amy Merrick
Published at: Artisan; Illustrated edition (October 15, 2019)
Named a Best Gift Book of the Year by InStyle, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and the Wall Street Journal If coffee tables could make … Wish lists, [this book] would certainly be on them. Better Homes & GardensA singular, personal celebration of the beauty and possibilities of nature Amy Merrick is a rare and special kind of artist who uses flowers to help us see the familiar in a completely new way.
Her gift is to revel in the unexpectedlike a sunny spring arrangement housed in a paper coffee cupand to overturn preconceptions, whether she’s transforming a bouquet of supermarket carnations into a breathtaking centerpiece or elevating wild and weedy blooms foraged from city sidewalks.
She uses the beauty that is waiting to be discovered all around usin leaves, branches, seedpods, a fallen blossomto tell a story of time and place. Merrick begins On Flowers with a primer containing all her hard-won secrets on the art of flower arranging, from selecting materials to mastering pleasing proportions.
13. Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style
Author: by Christin Geall
Published at: Princeton Architectural Press; Illustrated edition (March 24, 2020)
Cultivated: The Elements of Floral Style elevates floral design to fine art in this richly informative work on the principles of floral style. A charming and intelligent mentor, Christin Geall emboldens designers, gardeners, and entrepreneurs to think differently and deeply about their work with flowers as she draws upon the fine arts and historical sources, exploring Baroque music, the paintings of the Impressionists, or the work of floral innovators like Gertrude Jekyll and Constance Spry.
Covering all aspects of floral design, including choosing plants to grow and arrange, selecting tools and vessels, balancing color and form, and even photographing and selling arrangements, Cultivated offers universal lessons for all levels of practitioners, budgets, and materials. Geall’s stunning photographs of her own lush designs illustrate techniques for creating brilliant arrangements that spark the imagination.
14. The Flower Recipe Book
Author: by Alethea Harampolis
Published at: Artisan; Illustrated edition (April 2, 2013)
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.
15. Address Book: Pretty Floral Design, Tabbed in Alphabetical Order, Perfect for Keeping Track of Addresses, Email, Mobile, Work & Home Phone Numbers, Social Media & Birthdays (Vintage Collection)
Author: by Practical Blank Journals
Published at: Independently published (June 20, 2019)
Do you want to easily keep track of family and friend’s addresses, contact details and birthdays in a convenient size pretty floral address book? 110 blank lined pages.Size : 5.5 x 8.5 inches (13.97cm x 21. 59cm) – nice compact size with lots of spaces for important contact details.
Professional looking matte cover. Quality white paper. Perfect for keeping addresses, email, mobile, work and home phone numbers as well socal media and birthdays. With extra space at the back of the book for keeping additional notes. Makes the perfect gift for yourself or someone else at any time of the year.
Tabbed alphabetical sections for easy access. Great for home, school, or office.