Modern Dried Flowers : 20 everlasting projects to craft, style, keep and share by Angela Maynard Published: 5 April 2022
Modern Dried Flowers is a contemporary guide to the sustainable art of preserving and styling stems.
Versatile, chic, environmentally mindful, affordable and low maintenance - there are many reasons to love dried flowers. Whether for weddings and special events or simply to bring a touch of ethereal charm to your home, these timeless, reimagined arrangements can bring a room to life.
Modern Dried Flowers offers nature-led inspiration and step-by-step instructions to gain all of the basic skills, tools and techniques necessary to grow, cut, dry and style your stems to perfection. Author and celebrated florist Angela Maynard is a founding leader of the classic craft's revival, and here she reveals her secrets and dispenses expert advice so that you too can master the art of everlasting beauty and wow-worthy decor, no matter what your style. In this practical and visually stunning guide, you will find:20 beautifully photographed projects, from wearable keepsakes to majestic seasonal centrepieces; Tips to get creative with the leftover materials; A handy index of suitable flowers which outlines characteristics, symbols and best combinations.
Play with texture and colour, discover unusual blooms and botanicals, and create something truly original that lasts a lifetime.