Livingston Public Library: flower arrangement

Livingston Public Library press release:

April 19, 2022

These books provide a guide to everything you need to create your own amazing flower arrangements all year round, whether it’s harvesting flowers from the garden or buying flowers at the market.

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Award-winning florist Shinichi Nagatsuka explains how anyone can create beautiful arrangements using his N Style method. Easy to follow, it is based on accent lines rather than the complex system of rules used for traditional Ikebana.

Field, flower, vase: arranging and making seasonal and wild flowers by Chelsea Fuss

Floral expert Chelsea Fuss shows you how to make beautiful, natural arrangements with greenery, branches and forage and seasonal flowers. The book features 28 eco-friendly floral projects, all using natural materials instead of floral foam and yarn. Each arrangement comes with foraging tips that can be applied to different locations.

Floret farm cut flower garden by Erin Benzakein

This beautiful gardening book and guide to growing, harvesting and arranging beautiful flowers all year round provides readers with essential tools to nurture a beautiful flower garden and use their flowers and cut flowers to create spectacular arrangements. It’s a great gift for any occasion, for friends, relatives and gardening enthusiasts!

Flower School: A Practical Guide to the Art of Flower Arranging by Calvert Crary

Handpicked: simple, long-lasting, seasonal floral arrangements from Tin Can Studios. Create your dream floral arrangements to keep at home, take to the office, or display at any special occasion using the simple tips and tricks and masterful techniques taught by Executive Director and Professor Calvert Crary and the master florists at Flower School New York.

Handpicked: Simple, Sustainable and Seasonal Floral Arrangements from Tin Can Studios by Ingrid Carozzi

Ingrid Carozzi, a Brooklyn-based florist, reveals her secrets for creating modern, original and organic floral arrangements. Organized by season, the book features simple step-by-step instructions (how to measure, cut and place each flower) for making over 35 arrangements. Whether you want to learn how to work with chicken wire and tape to create a simple frame or try your hand at arranging delicate, oversized flowers, Carozzi has a step-by-step tutorial on her tricks of the trade.

Paper Flower Art: A Guide to Creating Beautiful, Realistic Botanicals by Tiffanie Turner

The Fine Art of Paper Flowers is an arts and crafts guide that contains comprehensive step-by-step instructions for over 30 of Tiffanie Turner’s unique and realistic paper flowers and their foliage, from bougainvillea to English roses to the zinnias.

The floral arrangement by Ella Griffin

Each bouquet tells a story. And every story begins at Blossom & Grow, a small flower shop in the heart of Dublin… Among buckets of fragrant flowers, under flickering candles and lanterns, Lara works her magic, translating feelings into flower arrangements that change hearts and lives.

Martha’s Flowers: A Practical Guide to Growing, Picking and Enjoying by Martha Stewart

Learn how and when to plant, cultivate and, at the perfect time, cut from your garden. With lush flowers in hand, discover how to create stunning arrangements. Accompanied by beautiful photographs of displays in Martha’s home, brimming with ideas, and covering every step from seed to vase, Martha’s Flowers is an essential handbook for gardeners and flower enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Table Gardens: How to Make Sustainable Arrangements for Every Season by Baylor Chapman

Adapted from plant designer Baylor Chapman’s Plant Cookbook, here are thirty projects for beautiful planted centerpieces. Instead of picking up fresh cut flowers from the supermarket or florist, learn how to create long-lasting flower arrangements using live plants.

My Mother’s Seasons: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Flowers by Marcia Gay Harden

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In these poetic and inspiring memoirs, one of America’s most revered actresses uses flower imagery and the art of Ikebana to portray the unique creative bond she had with her mother over the years. – and how, together, they face his mother. fight against Alzheimer’s disease. Marcia Gay Harden knew from a young age that her life would be anything but ordinary.

The Flower Chef: A Modern Guide to DIY Flower Arrangements by Carly Cylindre

The Flower Chef is a modern, comprehensive guide to floral design for all readers, from beginners who have never worked with flowers before and are looking for a new creative outlet, to decorators, party planners and photographers. who seek to enliven their spaces. Even professionals will find ways to update their techniques!

Modern Faux Flower Projects: Fresh and Stylish Home Decor and Arrangements with Silk Flowers and Faux Greenery by Stevie Storck

Learn how to create twelve beautiful floral arrangements, wreaths, garlands, wall hangings, centerpieces and other innovative projects – some that fresh flowers just can’t accomplish – using faux flowers. These inspiring projects are so chic, it’s unreal!

-Hongmei, Adult Services and Acquisitions Librarian


This press release was produced by the Livingston Public Library. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.

Terisa K. Carn