Flowers For All
Flowers For All makes it easy to create gorgeous, modern flower arrangements that enhance everyday life with natural beauty.
Celebrated floral designer Susan McLeary invites you to live a flower-filled life with botanical arrangements that encourage joy and connection. Driven by the belief that flowers should be enjoyed by everyone, McLeary does away with fussy ingredient lists and impossible-to-find botanicals. Here, she reveals the secrets to making striking, joyful floral displays using just a few ingredients.
Organized into three sections-flowers for your home, flowers to gift, and flowers for larger celebrations-the book features 30 gorgeous arrangements, including an infinitely giftable monochromatic bouquet, a meditative petal display to inspire calm and clarity, a striking centerpiece for celebratory dinner parties, and a gorgeous wreath for festive gatherings. With sections on design techniques, flower care, vessel selection, and simple-to-follow instructions for each design, you'll be empowered to make magnificent arrangements at home-whether you buy your flowers at the local grocery store or cut them from your own garden.
Delivered in a petite package full of expert tips and lush photos, this stunning handbook is a must-have guide for flower lovers, decor enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to immerse themselves in nature's beauty.
FRESH TAKE ON FLORAL ARRANGING: This easy-to-follow arranging guide uses accessible ingredients and celebrates flower arranging as an opportunity to invite the beauty of nature into your life. The non-prescriptive approach makes it easy to learn the art of flower arranging, and the bold colors, monochromatic designs, and striking displays add a modern twist.
FOR BEGINNERS AND MASTERS ALIKE: The approachable recipes and simple-to-find ingredients make these designs accessible to anyone, whether you get flowers at the grocery store, farmer's market, or your own picking garden.
BEAUTIFUL GIFT: This colorful, flower-forward book is a thoughtful present for flower lovers, crafters, and decor enthusiasts. The petite, giftable size and attractive price make this a lovely gift to give with a bouquet of flowers and will brighten any gifting moment-from a housewarming party to Mother's Day.
EXPERT AUTHOR: Susan McLeary is a beloved floral designer with decades of experience working with flowers. She leads online flower-arranging courses and teaches workshops all over the world to both beginner and experienced floral designers. Her work has been featured in Martha Stewart Weddings, Refinery29, Cosmopolitan, SELF, The Knot, and Country Living .
- Anyone with a passion for fresh flowers, flower arranging, gardening, or unique interior design ideas
- Hikers, walkers, arboretum visitors, wildflower collectors, and all who cherish time in nature
- A lovely gift for moms, for Mother's Day, birthdays, or any special occasion, paired beautifully with gardening gloves, floral shears, decorative flowerpot or vase
- Fans of Susan McLeary
- Readers of Martha Stewart Living, Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden, and Magnolia Table
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