Cut & Dry: The Modern Guide to Dried Flowers from Growing to Styling (Hardcover)

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Cut & Dry: The Modern Guide to Dried Flowers from Growing to Styling (Hardcover)


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Learn how to make stylish dried floral designs that will last longer than freshly cut bouquets.

Do you adore having flowers around the house but they always seem to wilt and fall to pieces as soon as you place them in water? No longer! Join the trend of DIY drying and create stunning bouquets that will outlast fresh cuts while still adding that soft, romantic floral touch.

Expert florist Carolyn Dunster breathes new life into the age-old art of growing, drying, and displaying blooms in ways that will bring a chic, natural vibe to any room. Whether you are looking for elegant DIY bridal arrangements or trying to add a little bohemian flair to a room's décor, there are dried designs that will complement every aesthetic and occasion.

Written for a new, younger audience that is just discovering the art of drying flowers and from a popular British botanical stylist with a penchant for urban gardening, this book is a modern spin on a classic craft. For those who are concerned with environmental impact, dried flowers are also gaining popularity as a more sustainable approach to floristry.

Dried flowers are perfect for:

• DIY bridal bouquets and table arrangements
• Stylish home décor
• Sprucing up your place of business in an affordable, low maintenance way

This book is an ideal purchase for anyone wanting to get started with the art of growing and drying flowers. Learn how to grow your own stems and the best combinations of color and texture to create floral sculptures that breathe new life into any space in any season.
Carolyn Dunster trained in floristry with Jane Packer. She now works as a floral stylist and garden designer, exhibiting at garden and flower festivals around the UK. She is author of Urban Flowers by Frances Lincoln, 2017.
Product Details ISBN: 9781786278890
ISBN-10: 1786278898
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication Date: May 18th, 2021
Pages: 176
Language: English