Tropical Flower Arranging step by step guide. This book shows many stunning examples of ways to arrange Hawaiian tropical flowers. Complete with tips and tricks. You can easily learn professional style arranging at home. Ever wonder how they make the flowers stand straight up in a rounded vase? This book is a must-have if you are curious about arranging your tropical flowers or if you just want to try something new. Of course the book is in color. It also describes any tools or types of vases you might need.
Included in the book is a catalog of all popular Hawaiian flowers and foliage used for ornamental display. So if you are not sure what a particular flower is you can easily look it up.
There are general guidelines for flower handling and care. This includes removing foliage and cutting stems. There are also instructions on watering, locating and maintaining flowers. Note that removing dying flowers and leaves will extend the life of your Hawaiian flower arrangement. It is also important to keep the water fresh and clean.
This Hawaiian flower arranging book also includes special techniques. This includes treating tropical leaves by ‘feathering’. Other methods include looping, folding and slicing. These add elegance to your tropical flower arrangements.
Color balance is important in arranging so there is a color wheel and guide to color harmony.
The book is broken down into various distinct styles of tropical flower arranging. It explains American, European as well as Japanese styles. This book walks you through how to prepare and display flower by flower. Included are lots of full color pictures so that even a novice can learn tropical flower arranging like a pro.
Each example includes a list of flowers, leaves, tools and other items. It takes you through each step needed to create a wonderful display.
Our blog contains step by step DIY instructions for all of our assortments. However, there is no ‘right’ way to arrange Hawaiian flowers. We encourage you to be creative. And this book is an excellent guide. In fact, we would love to have you share your flower arrangement on our Facebook page.
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This book is available as a FREE GIFT with any new 6 or 12 month membership in our monthly flower clubs. Each month will bring a new mix of Hawaiian flowers and a chance to try a new arrangement.
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