"Packer's very comtemporary flair with flowers makes other styles of flower arranging appear stody by comparison....These floral displays have a casual elegance that begs to be emulated and applauded for the freshness and beauty of their design. Radiant color photos." ALA Booklist
Jane Packer is a young flower arranger of international renown, whose work is celebrated for its simple elegance, vibrant color and innovative design. In this gorgeous book, she presents an array of ideas for arranging flowers beautifully and naturally-from a simple bouquet of sweet peas to a china pitcher overflowing with gydrangea, roses, snapdragons and ivy. There are also gift and holiday ideas, such as wreaths, swags and table displays. Featuring 150 breathtaking color photographs and an extensive glossary of flower and plant information, this book is as exquiste as it is practical.