Looking for a book that is beautiful and full of floral inspiration? Look no further! We have got you covered, with BloomTV’s Book Club featured picks.
Floral Doodling Handbook
This fun, simple little book introduces you to floral doodling through patterns and motifs to keep your imagination flowing. Flowers, leaves, vines, and more are a delight to draw, with their many shapes and colors providing never-ending variations.
Fashion designer Jenny Hill’s striking, comfortable high-end garments have many fans in the world of artisan fashion, and she teaches you her environmentally friendly processes. Learn the techniques and skills with 7 tutorial-approach projects: marbled scarf with fringe, 3-D textured poncho, felt fur vest, hand-dyed airy tunic, embroidered bolero jacket, tailored blazer, and luxurious gown. Each project has instructions, beautiful close-up photography of the steps, and fashion photos of the finished piece.
Fresh Floral Jewelry
An innovative designer is always looking for new concepts. Fresh Floral Jewelry, an instructional introduction to the world of making jewelry that incorporates fresh flowers, is the first of its kind. For everyone from beginners to experienced jewelry makers and floral designers, this volume is an essential guide to creating exciting, colorful, and undoubtedly unique accessories that are suitable for any occasion, from proms to weddings.
In photos and text, De Vere shows you dozens of exciting ideas through her creations, which range from 10-foot-high restaurant installations to delicately shaped ikebana-inspired pieces to small sparks of pop art in bud vases. Learn how to select, dry, and assemble flowers and foliage. Then enjoy 18 step-by-step projects that bring De Vere’s popular design style into your own home. This art’s sustainability and zero-waste focus—damaged flowers that can’t be sold for fresh bouquets can be used productively—is another reason “forever flowers” are perfect for today.
Herbarium of Fabric Flowers
The herbarium approach here offers you a window into the natural character of plants, which lets you make your fabric versions amazing. These wearable projects from naturalist and fiber artist Utopiano don’t just visually replicate each plant but represent everything about it—even including invisible elements like scent, power, and presence.