This title features over 150 innovative flower designs in traditional and contemporary styles by a leading floral designer. It teaches the full range of flower arranging techniques in an easy-to-follow format, enabling the reader to create all the designs from the very simple to the elaborate. You can make a classic Tulip Arrangement, Blue and White Tussie Mussies, a Red Tied Sheaf and Ornamental Cabbage Tree. Ideas for special occasions include wedding nosegays, buttonholes and posies, Easter bouquets, Christmas swags and Valentine's circlets. It includes displays using fresh and dried flowers and foliage, with designs to suit every room of the house and for every season and celebration. It offers over 700 beautifully-crafted images including step-by-step photographs of each display. This beautiful book is a complete guide to creating innovative flower designs for any occasion or setting. The 150 step-by-step projects are organized within sections on Fresh Flowers, Dried Flower and Flowers for Special Occasions. The designs use every kind of flower, foliage or natural decoration, and range from simple and restrained to rich and flamboyant. Projects include an Aurum Lily Vase, a Bride's Victorian Posy and a striking Flower Cone. Accessible to beginners, the range of ideas will challenge the most experienced flower designer. Over 700 photographs by the lifestyle photographer Debbie Patterson show how to use the right setting for every arrangement. There is also advice on basic equipment, harvesting, seasonal availability and containers. Whatever the occasion, you will find the perfect arrangement here.