Flowers have been used in wedding ceremonies for centuries; fashions may change but their popularity endures. Today brides can choose from an ever-widening range of styles and designs including spectacular blooms, individual fantasies and simple, natural displays - the creative potential is huge when a love of flowers is combined with the confidence to experiment. This new book gives brides and florists a hands-on guide to floral designs to celebrate the happiest and most special of days. Packed with tips and tricks, it explains how to plan, prepare and transport the flowers, as well as advising on colour scheme and displays.
AUTHOR: Jill Woodall is a creative and original florist who has won a string of awards, including the Margot Fonteyn Cup twice for best wedding bouquet at the Society of Floristry (now known as the British Florist Association, BFA). She is also a respected teacher and started the Bristol Floristry School over ten years ago. The School runs courses and workshops, as well as offering one-to-one tuition. Jill is well known for her professional success and her stunning floral arrangements. SELLING POINTS: . An inspirational and beautiful guide to making bold and creative wedding bouquets and flowers that will inspire the florist and the bride. . Many of the arrangements can be assembled by a beginner on their first attempt. . The more experienced will find many inventive designs to encourage their creative interpretations. . The flowers and plant material used can be easily bought, freely foraged or picked from the garden. . Includes a complete guide for four seasonal weddings set in a church, a castle, a hotel and a garden. . Over 400 beautiful step-by-step photographs support the detailed instruction and demonstrations. . Jill Woodall is a creative, original florist, a respected teacher who started the Bristol Floristry School over ten years ago. 409 colour photographs