Capture the memory of special days by gathering and preserving flowers, and treasure them for years to come.
A modern take on an age-old craft, Everlastings features over 20 projects to try at home, all accompanied by beautiful photography.
The book begins with practical advice on how to pick flowers and descriptions of various methods of drying blooms, seed heads and foliage, before sharing ways to style with dried flowers in the home and create wearable items such as floral crowns and hair clips.
Buying locally and in tune with the seasons is at the heart of Michelle Mason’s philosophy. Taking salvaged and reclaimed objects, vintage glassware and ceramics as props and backdrops, Flower Market is brimming with texture, pattern and exciting and inspiring ways to group and display flowers, plants and succulents.
Michelle draws on her design experience, playing with shape, colour and composition to create stunning combinations showing how to make the most of fresh flowers and bring botanical style into the home.
A lively book filled with exercises, tips, images and anecdotes designed to conjure creativity.
Readers will be inspired to notice the creativity which naturally bursts around us every day. Philippa Stanton is of the belief that creativity and inspiration is always there, it’s just that we often fail to notice it. She laces the book with prompts and ideas on how to bring out the artist in the reader, with something new to do with every day.
Killing houseplants is a skill which many of us acquire without really trying. Thoughtful presents become a handful of chaff inside a week. This book will enable you to understand a plant's needs, learn where to place them and how to style them, and most importantly how to care for them. Whether you want a lone spider plant to soften a bookcase, or a fern-filled rainforest for a bathroom, open your eyes to growing and styling possibilities in every room with this ultimate resource for greening up your gaff.
After impulsively quitting her job in the city, Nik Southern founded Grace & Thorn in a studio in Dalston in 2011. Two shops (in Hackney and Brick Lane), tens of thousands of Instagram followers, and hundreds of sold out DIY planting and styling courses later Grace & Thorn has gathered a cult following amongst customers and brands alike. This is Nik's first book.
A compendium, a celebration, and an exploration of the history, material and techniques of 73 of the world’s most popular crafts, as practiced today.
Covers Paper, Pen and Print (bookbinding, origami, calligraphy, lino printing); Textiles, Cloth and Leather (fur and leather, embroidery, knitting, dyeing); Pottery, Glass and Stone (porcelain, stained glass, stone carving); Wood, Willow and Nature (basket weaving, wood carving, lime plastering and thatching); Metal (gold, bronze, cast iron and steel).
A directory section lists international organisations and professional communities and guilds.
Whether you are looking to cultivate an entire indoor garden, or simply want to keep your single cactus alive, here is the information you need. Each plant is presented by the graceful paintbrush of Maaike Koster, accompanied by text from Emma Sibley on its origins, care, tips and fellow species.
The joy of these plants is that they are easy to maintain, and everyone has access to them - meaning even the most timid gardener can make a start, with or without a garden.
This book offers ideas for a wide range of fresh and unusual container plantings and shows you exactly how to create them. It shows how to combine pots to make a container garden and how to rearrange and replace them so that the display is always lively and appealing.
It covers every aspect including collecting pots, what to grow, how to arrange and compose pots, a gallery of inspiration, and how to maintain the plantings so they are always in top condition.
Discover the joy of foraging and master the art of creating wonderful floral pieces, to gift or keep, through a collection of 22 beautiful and natural designs.
Learn how to play around with colour, foliage, texture and architectural forms with a craft that is not just for Christmas. Bringing ideas, skills and techniques, Katie and Terri will inspire you to create impressive statement pieces, tropical and dried wreaths, as well as beautiful garlands and a late summer chandelier.
Blousy blooms, speckled branches, rich foliage and delicate petals: nature has the power to inspire and energise, calm and soothe.
Swallows and Damsons florist Anna Potter has harnessed this magic with 26 tailor-made combinations of flowers to bring a floral boost to your home, whatever your mood. With easy-to-find seasonal blooms, found items such as twigs and dried fruit, and a range of containers, discover how simple it is to bring a little bit of nature’s mystery into the everyday.
Whether it's a statement-making fiddle-leaf fig or a tiny table top succulent, a houseplant instantly elevates the look of your home.
Baylor Chapman walks you through everything you need to know, from assessing light conditions to tricks for keeping your plants alive; she introduces 28 of her favourites, tough-as-nails but oh-so-stylish, from the eye-catching Rubber Tree to the delicate Cape Primrose; and she shows how every room can be made complete with sight, scent, style and scale, no matter how much or how little space you have.
Beautiful and romantic, Vic Brotherson's flower arrangements focus on traditional, seasonal blooms and foliage, such as alchemilla, lavender, hellebore, peonies and hydrangeas, and perfectly match the vintage pitchers, planters, old glass and retro, charity-shop finds she uses both for displays and as a major source of inspiration. From simple posies to glorious garlands and stunning centrepieces for a Christmas banquet, Vintage Flowers demonstrates just how easy it is to transform a handful of fresh cuttings into arrangements that instantly feel at home and complement the look of a room.
Accompanied by step-by-step instructions on using florist foam and chicken wire to making a garland, wreath and hand-tied bunch, plus tips on how to select and condition flowers for longevity, how to pin the perfect corsage, wiring flowers for your hair and how to get the most from your budget, Vintage Flowers promises fabulous results every time.
The topic of phone addiction has received much awareness across the UK press this year with studies have exposing links between heavy phone use and anxiety, depression and loss of sleep. Catherine Price’s 30-day procedure to beat your phone addiction is now available in paperback, setting out steps to prioritise your goals, remove bad habits that trigger phone use, in a gradual path towards destroying the dependency altogether.
Discover plants that will clean the air you breathe, help you get a good night’s sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, help you get well soon, boost your brain power and bring greater joy and well-being into your life.
From cacti and succulents to ferns and palms, flowering plants and foliage - find the perfect house plants for your living room, bathroom, bedroom and even your workspace, and bring the joy of the outdoors inside.
Aimed at a new generation of indoor gardening enthusiasts, this attractive little book is a perfect guide for anyone keen to see their plant offspring thrive. Ideal for the novice 'plant parent', it provides tips on how to choose plants, and above all how to care for them and keep them thriving.
Indoor-plant experts and Instagrammers Erin Harding and Morgan Doane bring the subject to life alongside their beautiful photographs of happy plants in the home.
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