The Flower Workshop Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials By Ariella Chezar, Julie Michaels
Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for more than 45 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips readers with the skills to customize arrangements at home.
Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend's wedding, or wanting to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, The Flower Workshop allows anyone to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond merely pretty and into realms of the dramatic, the unexpected, and sometimes even the magical. Known for her hands-on flower workshops at FlowerSchool New York, Ariella Chezar walks readers through the nuts and bolts of creating a variety of small flourishes, tonal arrangements, branch arrangements, handheld bouquets, wreathes, garlands, grand gestures, and more—all accompanied by detailed photography.
Chezar offers advice and philosophy on everything from texture and color to foliage and containers, providing an overall approach to living and working with flowers, with an eye toward fresh, local, wild, seasonally influenced floral design. Both inspirational and instructional, The Flower Workshop celebrates the special moments in our lives with glorious, fragrant floral arrangements and enhances our surroundings with abundant beauty.
About the Author
Ariella Chezar is the author of Flowers for the Table and a master floral designer whose work has graced the covers and pages of Martha Stewart Living, O Magazine, Smitten, Sunset, Garden Design, Better Homes and Gardens, Domino, Real Simple, Sweet Paul, and many more. She is a teacher at FlowerSchool New York and has designed flower arrangements for the White House.
Julie Michaels is a former editor for the Boston Globe and has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and numerous magazines.