Gift Book of Flower Arranging Author:Julia Clements Without this Gift Book, no flower arranger's book shelf is complete. Julia Clements covers every facet of the intriguing art including basic designs and equipment to help the true beginner; flower arrangements of every part of the house; a simple explanation of Japanese flower arranging, illustrated with arrangement by a Japanese master; seasona... more »l arrangement using florist and garden flowers when they are cheap and plentiful. If the arranger also wants to grow her own material there are hints on how to do it successfully.
For the woman who entertains at home there are designs suitable for parties and other festive occasions including Christmas. There is a separate chapter which demonstrates how beautifully flowers can be used in a church setting.
Miss Clements proves that flower arranging is not only a spring and summer activity, but one which continues throughout the year, with the fascination of experimenting with preserved and evergreen leaves, wood, plants, and other natural sources of material.
Finally for the advanced student who seeks the satisfaction of attaining new creative spheres, there is a chapter on the stimulating future of modern flower arranging.
Julia Clements, founder of the modern school of floral art, gives the reader the inestimable benefit of her talent, her enthusiasm and her years of practical experience. She is the author of 14 other best-selling books on flower arranging, at the time of this printing, which have sold more than a quarter-of-a-million copies.
Miss Clements is an international judge of flower arrangement, having adjudicated at the Paris Floralies and in Italy, New York, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, as well a being both Fellow and judge at our own Royal Horticultural Society Includes both B&W and color photographs and an index.« less