Synopses & Reviews
Covers all the basics in faux-flower arranging for the beginner -- from materials to tools to design philosophies.
Faux Florals for Every Occasion is a fresh approach to silk flower arranging. The author, a renowned floral designer, takes the reader beyond everyday expectations and inspires creativity with 40 sumptuous and contemporary designs. Remarkable advances have been made in the look and feel of silk flowers, and today hundreds of varieties are widely available. You can choose from traditional faux roses to slender lilies, delicate freesia and gossamer poppies all as vibrant and real looking as the freshest cut flowers. The benefits of using faux flowers are immediately apparent upon opening this book but readers will also be seduced by the practicality of going faux. They last longer, are less expensive, don't wilt, are allergen-free and can be used again and again in different combinations to suit the season or a special occasion. No experience is necessary to create the beautiful designs featured in this book. The author demystifies the art of flower arranging with step-by-step instruction and a simple, concise approach illustrated with gorgeous color photos. Whether novice or expert, this book will unleash your creativity and give you the resources that you will delight in and return to year after year.
- Features 40 gorgeous designs and simple step-by-step illustration.
- Includes seasonal arrangements for weddings, christenings and anniversaries, as well as displays for celebrations such as ValentineÆs Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween, and New Years.
- Full of ideas and inspiration for experienced faux floral arrangers, including contemporary displays that combine silk florals with natural elements to fire your creativity.
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About the Author
Camilla Svensson Burns is an internationally renowned floral designer based in California. She has over 10 years of experience working with flowers running her own flower shop and now specializing in fresh and faux floral designs for weddings and special events. Camilla is one of California's premier floral designers and her work has been featured in many premier industry magazines.