Durbridge and Antonia Swinson
Ryland, Peters and Small, distributed by Southern Publishers
JANE Durbridge is one
of London's trendiest florists and as such, she charges top dollar
for her wedding bouquets and corporate installations - which means
this inspiring collection of some of her best ideas is an absolute
and simple to construct, the dozens of beautiful floral arrangements
in Simple Chic Flowers will inspire you to get outdoors
and hack your own garden to bits in order to use the flowers and
Simple Chic Flowers
covers the basics of floral design and how to choose the right
vases and containers to best display your arrangements.
Flower care and conditioning
hints are also included, but the main focus of the book is creating
floral art in colour themes, from glowing orange to cool blues and
purples, with a chapter on contrasting combinations to jazz up every
room in your home.
Great value for money,
Simple Floral Chic is also easy to follow, with good captions
for quick identification.
Gardener, Issue 131, 2003, Page 29
Reproduced with permission from the former Weekend Gardener magazine. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of the RNZIH