Wreaths With How-to Tutorials

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Laura Dowling

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9789058566034
Hardback
Stichting Kunstboek
Territory: World excluding Benelux, Germany, Switzerland and Austria
Size: 260 mm x 210 mm
Pages: 128
Illustrations: 170 colour

RRP £25.00

  • By the author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House (ISBN: 9789058565587) and A White House Christmas (ISBN: 9789058565754)
  • Each design offers instructions using every day materials, as well as more difficult elements for those interested in a greater challenge
  • Illustrated throughout in lavish colour
  • Perfect to keep or as a gift for DIY friends

Laura Dowling creates beauty and poetry with her signature wreaths, weaving an enticing floral fairy tale of colour and inspiration, timeless style and fanciful details that are evocative of secret, wild gardens, meadows and forests brimming with enchantment and delight. With layer upon layer of lush blooms and fruits, entwining vines, and surprising combinations of colours, textures and both every day and extraordinary materials, her wreaths make unique design statements that inspire the imagination with a forward-looking, trend-setting approach. Here in this lavishly illustrated book, Laura shares her inspiration, creative process, and step-by-step tips and techniques for creating 75 beautiful and innovative seasonal wreaths for all occasions. From simple and elegant evergreen wreaths to intricate and elaborate fruit and vegetable designs, Laura provides expert insights and detailed guidelines for replicating her fabulously festive wreaths at home.

As Chief Floral Designer at the White House from 2009-2015, Laura Dowling was responsible for the dazzling floral pieces that stunned visitors, welcomed politicians and diplomats and were the shining stars of many White House holiday seasons and official events. With Wreaths, she launches a new series of floral art design how-to books that are enriched with her unique flair for story-telling and mastery of a broad range of floristry techniques. Laura Dowling - TED talk speaker, floral designer and flower ambassador - is the author of Floral Diplomacy at the White House (2016) and A White House Christmas (2017) and currently travels the world presenting design workshops and organising inspirational floral installations and special events.

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