Flowers of the heart - a bride's guide to choosing flowers for her wedding

 
9780615292229: Flowers of the heart - a bride's guide to choosing flowers for her wedding
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A wedding is a celebration of the heart. Every wedding is special and unique, regardless of size or budget. Flowers are an important element when creating a beautiful wedding. Flowers set the mood and tone, to be cherished for years in memories and photographs. Sharon McGukin has created floral arrangements for hundreds of weddings in all sizes, colors, and budgets. In Flowers of the heart, Sharon gives brides an experts guide for planning their wedding with ease. Covering each of the four seasons, Flowers of the heart features full color photos of bridal bouquets, bridesmaids flowers, mothers, flower girls, ring bearers, and even the family pet. The book gives flower options by style, color, form, and seasonal availability. Design styles vary from simple monochromatic and mono-botanical hand-tied bouquets to intricate armatures. Included are 50 interesting flower-savvy design tips and ideas for the ceremony, reception, and personal flowers, often used as tricks of the trade. Along with advice on flowers, the book offers professional tips from planning a traditional church wedding to organizing a destination wedding. A special feature - bullets of summary at the end of each segment, are written in both English and Spanish. Additional topics include: Organizing your wedding plan, Hiring your florist, Selecting your color harmony, Including children in your ceremony, and Working within your budget. Brides will find inspiration for their own wedding from the detailed information and pictorial guide, and florists will enjoy using the book as a professional resource.

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For nearly 40 years, brides have turned to Sharon McGukin (Mac-Goo-kin) AIFD, AAF, PFCI, to make their wedding day more beautiful with exquisite floral designs and attention to detail in flowers. Florists also turn to Sharon for her wedding know-how. She travels the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, teaching floral design as a member of two prestigious floral industry design teams: Telefloras Education Specialists and Smithers-Oasis Design Directors. She has designed on stage in Europe and worked as a product development consultant in Asia, as well. She also regularly writes wedding design and floral trends articles for prominent floral industry publications. Flowers of the Heart: A Bride s Guide to Choosing Flowers for Your Wedding is Sharon s first book. Sharon is available for interviews and to present floral design programs.

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The book is fabulous!!!!!!!!!! It is a beautiful book and I love it. The information, the pictures, colors, everything about the book is great!!!! I wish I was getting married. (of course, to the same guy) It has a lot of useful information, and I love the ending. --Brenda NC

Not only is this a beautiful book for brides, but also a great way to build a strong relationship between florist and bride by giving the book to a client to start them down the journey of a great wedding. --Jack OH

Flowers of the Heart is so rich in both sound advice and gorgeous photography, it promises to be the must-have floral book for brides. --Bruce CA

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