With over 140 step-by-step projects made from natural materials, this instructive book includes decorative arrangements to suit every occasion, season, style and level of ability. It lists the key materials, identifies the essential equipment, explains the basic techniques and provides helpful advice on preserving the finished work.
The projects incorporate moss, twigs, flowers, herbs, grasses, shells, nuts and leaves, and are grouped by core material. There are 18 projects featuring the use of pots, 22 projects using baskets, 21 projects in boxes and bundles, 25 garlands and swags, 22 topiary displays, 25 ornamental designs and 9 gifts. Each project is neatly presented; a materials list effectively identifies what is required for a given project, and the written steps are accompanied by photographs to help you visualize the outcome. Over 500 color photographs and easy-to-follow techniques.
Hardcover, 9" × 12", 256 pages, 2010.