Lucinda Rooney’s Bouquets with Personality is indeed what the title suggests; a book that reflects the unique personality of individual floral arrangements. Here an understanding of color, design, and botanical knowledge combine to produce magnificent three dimensional works of art.
Bill Murray’s Entertaining with Flowers: The Artistry of Bill Murphy ALFD offers stunning ideas for table arrangements. Contents include: Valentine Wedding Party, Spring Bridal Shower, Tropical Dinner Party, Summer Wedding, Garden Party, Fall Wedding, Retirement Celebration, Winter Wedding, and Specially-Themed Event.
Classic Floral Designs by Ed Smith is a showcase of basic techniques using round, fan shaped, vertical, and right triangle containers. Features unique to this book include advice on mixing candles and topiary designs, and for caring for your new arrangements.
Cindy Smith’s Splendid Flowers for Every Day beautifully covers arrangement ideas for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, reunions, weddings, friendship, cultural celebrations, and new life celebrations.
Flowers: the Book of Floral Design by Malcolm Hillier is a gorgeous coffee table book that not only examines flowers by color, but also catalogs plants by characteristic and scent.
A Master Guide to the Art of Floral Design by Alisa A. de Jong-Stout provides how-to guidance on the mechanics of creating various bouquets, and a stunning array of contemporary arrangements, some with an Eastern-inspired flair.
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