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Title:
Wreaths : with how-to tutorials.
ISBN:
9789058566034
Publication Information:
Oostkamp [Belgium] : Stichting Kunstboek, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
127 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm
Contents:
Introduction -- Basics -- Getting started -- Techniques -- From the woods -- From the meadows -- From the market -- From the islands -- From dreams.
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Summary

Summary

- By the author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House (ISBN: 9789058565587) and A White House Christmas (ISBN: 9789058565754)- As an accomplished speaker, Laura lectures and conducts workshops around the USA throughout the year- Each design offers instructions using every day materials, as well as more difficult elements for those interested in a greater challenge- Illustrated throughout in lavish color- Perfect to keep or as a gift for DIY friendsLauraDowling creates beauty and poetry with her signature wreaths, weaving an enticing floral fairy tale of color and inspiration, timeless style and fanciful details that are evocative of secret, wild gardens, meadows and forests brimming with enchantment and delight. With layer upon layer of lush blooms and fruits, entwining vines, and surprising combinations of colors, textures and both every day and extraordinary materials, her wreaths make unique design statements that inspire the imagination with a forward-looking, trend-setting approach. Here in this lavishly illustrated book, Laura shares her inspiration, creative process, and step-by-step tips and techniques for creating 75 beautiful and innovative seasonal wreaths for all occasions. From simple and elegant evergreen wreaths to intricate and elaborate fruit and vegetable designs, Laura provides expert insights and detailed guidelines for replicating her fabulously festive wreaths at home.


Author Notes

As Chief Floral Designer at the White House from 2009 - 2015, Laura was responsible for the dazzling floral pieces that stunned visitors, welcomed politicians and diplomats and were the shining stars of many White House holiday seasons and official events. With Wreaths, she launches a new series of floral art design how-to books that are enriched with her unique flair for story-telling and mastery of a broad range of floristry techniques. Laura Dowling -- TED talk speaker, floral designer and flower ambassador -- is the author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House (2016) and A White House Christmas (2017) and currently travels the world presenting design workshops and organizing inspirational floral installations and special events.