Friday, February 19, 2016
The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials by Ariella Chezar
The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials by Ariella Chezar is a beautiful new book on flower arrangement. This boom is a work of art in itself, featuring high quality photographs of flower arrangements: bouquets, collages, garland and even flower crowns. This book features beautiful traditional arrangements as well as unique collages of fruit and flowers. Vibrant colorful garland and fruit are accents to these artistic arrangements. There are summer themes collages and spring themed pieces as well- a flower centerpiece for every season and color theme. Blue, green, yellow, pink, red or purple- every color of the rainbow is demonstrated in these arrangements. Even the unexpected accessories are included- like antique journals and vintage books and pottery. There is no limit to the accessories and accents chosen for these varied arrangements. Even if you don't own a florist shop, you will find inspiration for creativity in this book. From minimalist, simple arrangements, to luxurious exotic flowers, there is a style for everyone's taste and budget featured in this book. Even if you want nothing to do with actually making an arrangement, this book is a work of art, certain to bring reading pleasure to anyone who simply likes to relax to beautiful images of flowers and nature. This book is not limited to gardeners or florists- this is a great book for any discriminating reader who appreciates beauty. As a blogger I received a copy of this book pyblished by 10 speed press for the purpose of writing this review.