Cut & Dry
Do you adore having flowers around the house but they always seem to wilt and fall to pieces as soon as you place them in water? No longer! Join the trend of DIY drying and create stunning bouquets that will outlast fresh cuts while still adding that soft, romantic floral touch.
Expert florist Carolyn Dunster breathes new life into the age-old art of growing, drying, and displaying blooms in ways that will bring a chic, natural vibe to any room. Whether you are looking for elegant DIY bridal arrangements or trying to add a little bohemian flair to a room's décor, there are dried designs that will complement every aesthetic and occasion.
Written for a new, younger audience that is just discovering the art of drying flowers and from a popular British botanical stylist with a penchant for urban gardening, this book is a modern spin on a classic craft. For those who are concerned with environmental impact, dried flowers are also gaining popularity as a more sustainable approach to floristry.
Dried flowers are perfect for:
- DIY bridal bouquets and table arrangements
- Stylish home decor
- Sprucing up your place of business in an affordable, low maintenance way
This book is an ideal purchase for anyone wanting to get started with the art of growing and drying flowers. Learn how to grow your own stems and the best combinations of color and texture to create floral sculptures that breathe new life into any space in any season.
About the Author
Carolyn Dunster is a botanical stylist, planting designer and garden writer. She studied at London's Inchbald Garden Design School and trained with florist Jane Packer. She exhibits at garden and flower festivals around the UK and writes widely about plants. She is the author of Urban Flowers (Frances Lincoln, 2017).