By Kimberly Aurora Kapur
(Potter Craft, Paperback, 9780823091812, 160pp.)
Publication Date: October 28, 2008
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Make a beautiful bouquet . . . and make a truly personal statement
• Step-by-steps for bouquets that look better than the florist’s!
• How to draw inspiration from jewelry, heritage, places, memories, more
• Lavish enough for spendy brides, lovely enough for frugal brides
Why settle for a same-old same-old wedding bouquet that matches the tablecloths at the catering hall? With a few key techniques, some fresh flowers, and Bouquet Chic, any bride can create her own magnificent wedding bouquet that makes a truly personal statement. Author Kimberly Aurora Kapur urges readers to be inspired by the bride’s gown and jewelry, sleek contemporary looks for both flowers and embellishments, the location of the wedding, and unique color choices. Kapur’s designs are beautiful, romantic, and feminine, blossoming with unusual styling, striking colors, and unconventional details such as jeweled inserts, feathers, shells, and sumptuous ribbons. An overview of essential techniques, plus dozens of step-by-steps and how-tos, make this the one book every bride needs to make her day unique.
Kimberly Aurora Kapur has been a professional wedding florist for more than 15 years. Known for her romantic, inventive style, she is the founder of www.RomanticFlowers.com and a regular contributor to Better Homes and Gardens, Bridal Guide, and many other publications. She lives in Seattle.