Easy Ikebana: 30 Beautiful Flower Arrangements You Can Make in Three Simple Steps
Cut, place and embellish. With the easy 3-step techniqueand design guidelines in Easy Ikebana, making an extraordinaryflower arrangement is that simple!You don't need exotic flowers or expensive vases to create astunning floral arrangement. Even a single flower from your gardenor local market, combined with a simple container that matches itssize and shape, will result in a uniquely beautiful addition toyour space. Water, a pair of scissors, and maybe a few leaves,sprigs, or wildflowers are the only other items you'll need tocomplete your arrangement.With Easy Ikebana, even the most inexperienced beginnerwill:Become familiar with different types of seasonal flowers, whatthey require and how to handle themDevelop a sense of proportion to create a balancedarrangementLearn how to choose and use greenery in your arrangements,whether you're placing one flower or severalPick up tips for making cut flowers last longerDiscover ways to make a strong statement using very fewcomponentsThese arrangements show how striking understatement can be—notto mention how affordable. The gentle lessons in this book willmake flower-arranging a relaxing and satisfying activity seasonafter season, and the stunning photos will inspire practitioners atall levels with the beauty and power of simplicity—the heart ofikebana.