Modern Dried Flowers
A unique, contemporary guide to the craft of drying, preserving, and arranging flowers for the home and for special occasions. It offersÂ a sustainable approach and directs readers inÂ where to go next for inspiration, how to source stems, and how to design and make creations that last. Follow 20 step-by-step projects, each ranging in scale and purpose, that can be enjoyed year round.
Modern Dried FlowersÂ is aÂ contemporary guide to the sustainable art of preserving and styling stems.Â
Versatile, chic, environmentally mindful,Â affordable and low maintenance – there are many reasons to love dried flowers.Â
Whether for weddings and special eventsÂ orÂ simplyÂ to bringÂ a touch ofÂ etherealÂ charmÂ to your home, theseÂ timeless, reimagined arrangementsÂ can bring a room to life.
Modern Dried FlowersÂ offersÂ nature-led inspirationÂ andÂ step-by-step instructionsÂ toÂ gainÂ all of the basic skills, tools and techniques necessaryÂ to grow, cut, dry and styleÂ yourÂ stems to perfection.
Author and celebrated florist Angela Maynard is a founding leader ofÂ the classic craft’s revival, and here sheÂ reveals her secretsÂ and dispensesÂ expertÂ adviceÂ so that you too canÂ master the art ofÂ everlasting beauty andÂ wow-worthyÂ dÃ©cor, no matter what your style.
In thisÂ practicalÂ and visually stunning guide, you will find:
- 20 beautifullyÂ photographedÂ projects, from wearable keepsakes to majestic seasonal centrepieces;Â
- TipsÂ toÂ get creative with the leftover materials;Â
- A handy index of suitable flowersÂ whichÂ outlinesÂ characteristics, symbols and best combinations.Â
Play withÂ textureÂ and colour, discoverÂ unusual blooms and botanicals,Â andÂ create something truly originalÂ that lasts a lifetime.