Octopus Publishing Group, 2004, 240 pages, hardcover, dustwrapper, colour photos throughout.
OUT OF PRINT. ONE COPY ONLY. Paula Pryke runs a successful flower business which has a reputation for innovative floral designs. She has been described as “the most brilliant florist in London”. Paula runs a flower school in London and is the author of numerous best-selling books on the subject.
This Classic ‘bible’ to Paula Pryke’s artistic style features more than 80 arrangements and instructions on how to recreate them for the novice. The arrangements are divided into two styles – Classic and Contemporary. Comprehensive information on techniques is also included together with a gallery of Paula’s favourite flowers, accompanied by advice on how they are best used, plus practical information on care and vase life.
Using florist bouquets, cut garden flowers, and even vegetables and other items, Paula’s easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions allows anyone to create ingenious compositions that will add colour and style to the home.