18 March 2013

The Flower Recipe Book - Flower Arranging Video

The two lovely ladies Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo run the floral design studio Studio Choo in San Francisco where they create flower arrangements and teach flower arranging classes. Their work has also been featured on many design and lifestyle blogs. 

In this their first fabulous book The Flower Recipe Book they feature 100 easy floral arrangements. Like in a cookbook you will find a recipe with ingredients and step-by-step instructions for each flower arrangement. The arrangements vary from very easy single stem arrangements to more complex layered arrangements.

This little short video is not strictly a flower arranging video -  what it shows you is more what the book is about.

I absolutely loved the book and I will write more about it in a review later on. 

The video is only 0:52 min long.


This is the last in my series of 10 videos on flower arranging.


You can find the links to all the other 9 videos below.

1How to Care for Your Flowers presented by the American florist Nico de Swert - 6:26 min - a lot of very useful hints.

2How to Create a Hand Tied Bunch of Flowers presented by the British gardener, writer and presenter Sarah Raven - 10:15 min. It's long - but she shows you a different but brilliant way to make a hand tied bunch!

3Flowers Every Day presented by the British florist and author Paula Pryke - 3:53 min. Just lovely!

4LA in Bloom presented by the American food and lifestyle blogger Heather Taylor and the florist Holly Vesecky - 5:44 min.

5How to Make Cut Flowers Last Longer presented by the American florist Rebecca Cole - 3:57 min.

6Rountree Flowers NYC presented by the NYC based florist Jessie Weidinger - 1:47 min - a short one.

7. How to Arrange Flowers Like a Pro - here is the second video presented by Rebecca Cole. She shows a great way of making a vase arrangement - 5:08 min.

8. Paula Pryke 2012  in a second video presented by Paula Pryke; she shows how to make a simple spring arrangement using daffodils - 3:34 min. 

9How to Arrange Flowers and Create Simple Bouquets, the florist and stylist Nico de Swert shows you how to make a very simple mantle piece arrangement - 3:15 min. 


I hope you enjoy watching some of these short videos and that you have picked up a few tips that you can use next time you arrange some flowers.


Thanks for the visit and for making lovely comments. 

I would love to know what you've thought about the 10 flower arranging videos I have featured here on my blog.
I'll see you back here again very soon.

xoxo Ingrid

1 comment:

Janneke said...

Thanks Ingrid for all your video shows, I think I have seen them all now. The cover of "The Flower Recipe Book" looks nice. I'm afraid it's another must have.
Regards, Janneke

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