Synopses & Reviews
Rose lovers rejoice! The stunning arrangements in A Bouquet of Roses offer fresh inspiration and trade secrets from professional stylist and floral designer Christina Wressell. Her expert advice makes the most of the worlds most popular flower, with tips on finding and selecting the best varieties, making bold color choices, displaying arrangements in unique containers, and preparing and conditioning stems and petals for lasting results. Arranged by color, thirty glorious bouquets feature a profusion of varieties. From elegant home accents such as vintage bowls bursting with heady blossoms to handheld bouquets like classic bridal arrangements to the wonderfully surprising addition of a lavish Victorian kissing ball, there are designs in here for every occasion. Beautifully photographed and budding with inspiration and straightforward instruction, A Bouquet of Roses is a true celebration of the most beloved of flowers.
From luscious yellow and cream to vivid pink, from deep crimson to orange and gold, there is a shade of rose for every mood. Arranged by color. A Bouquet of Roses profiles over 50 different rose varieties, and offers tips and guidance on selecting and arranging the world's most popular flower. Similar to Flowers for the Table, the sumptuous photographs of 30 gorgeous bouquets--from classic to contemporary--offer visual inspiration on designing with roses in a range of unexpected and delightful ways. Growing, care, and cutting tips also included.
About the Author
Christina Wressell is a floral designer and stylist whose work has appeared in many lifestyle magazines, including Food and Wine, Gourmet, InStyle, Lifetime, O, Martha Stewart Living, as well as catalogs for Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn, and Williams
Susie Cushner is a photographer living and working in Boston. Her work has appeared in many publications including Gourmet, Real Simple, and other lifestyle magazines.
Kate Chynoweth is a Seattle-based editor and writer whose work appears in food and lifestyle magazines.