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The Art of Pressed Flowers
The Art of Pressed Flowers
by Sylvia Pepper
Edition: Hardcover
69 used & new from $0.01

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A Good Book For The Beginner, April 5, 2002
Information about pressing and storing flowers, pressing techniques and enhancing color, by a natural technique of "piggybacking" one or two flowers onto another, for added dimension. The emphasis is on methods of design; a good book for a beginner. Illustrated, 48 pages, hardcover.


Microwaved Pressed Flowers: New Techniques for Brilliant Pressed Flowers
Microwaved Pressed Flowers: New Techniques for Brilliant Pressed Flowers
by Joanna Sheen
Edition: Paperback
82 used & new from $0.01

18 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Truly Wonderful Book, April 5, 2002
A good overview of traditional presses as well as instructions for using a homemade microwave press. A list of flowers and herbs commonly pressed, including notes for each with pressing tips. Instructions for greeting cards, drawer liners, floral lampshades, boxes, picture frames, flower pots and furniture decorated with pressed flowers, and framed pressed flower pictures with lists of materials, instructions, and over 100 photos & diagrams. 112 pages hardcover


Pressed Flowers: Creating and Styling
Pressed Flowers: Creating and Styling
by Joanna Sheen
Edition: Hardcover
40 used & new from $0.40

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Truly Wonderful Book, April 5, 2002
Detailed instructions on picking the right flowers, how and what to press and cultivating a pressing garden. Wonderful designs with a focus on the presentation of art, framing, backgrounds, and the tools that make her pressed flower design an art. Step-by-step color design instructions, with composition and lavish pictures. This book is very good for a beginner. 144 pages


Penny Black's the Book of Cards and Collages
Penny Black's the Book of Cards and Collages
by Penny Black
Edition: Hardcover
95 used & new from $0.01

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An Excellent Book, April 5, 2002
Create cards and other small works of art, using pressed flowers and materials such as handmade papers, spices, beads, fabric and more. Styles range from highly ornate designs to simple botanical cards. This book does not give instructions for pressing flowers, but rather, step-by-step instructions for making each design, with a list of materials needed, as well as color photos of each project.
96 pages hardcover (over half are full page, color photos)


Collage from Seeds, Leaves and Flowers
Collage from Seeds, Leaves and Flowers
by Joan Carver
Edition: Paperback
39 used & new from $0.61

9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very Detailed Work, April 5, 2002
Projects using an unusual technique of gluing natural materials to fabric in designs reminiscent of fine embroidery. The work is painstaking in its detail; the effect is stunning. Many small projects for cards, bookmarks, & framed items such as pendants and paperweights. An annotated list of plants used in the projects is included. Paperback


Fragile Beauty: The Victorian Art of Pressed Flowers
Fragile Beauty: The Victorian Art of Pressed Flowers
by Sandy Puckett
Edition: Hardcover
87 used & new from $0.01

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fragile Beauty : The Victorian Art of Pressed Flowers, April 5, 2002
Practical design techniques, list of flowers that press well, cultivating a pressing garden and a wealth of other information. This book would be useful for a beginner or advanced pressed flower designer; and a treasure for anyone who loves Victoriana. 90 pages hardcover


Glorious Pressed Flower Projects
Glorious Pressed Flower Projects
by Cellestine Hannemann
Edition: Hardcover
62 used & new from $0.01

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Glorious Pressed Flower Projects, April 5, 2002
Great pressed-flower projects, color preservation techniques and flower reconstruction procedures; a unique method of pressing flowers between pressboard and batting, and various methods of color enhancement. Includes a guide of flowers to press, tips and color retention. 142 pages hardcover


Afterlife Of Flowers
Afterlife Of Flowers
by Janie Feldman Gross
Edition: Hardcover
49 used & new from $0.01

3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Afterlife of Flowers, April 5, 2002
This review is from: Afterlife Of Flowers (Hardcover)
Good reference material and some philosophy about nature. Beautiful photographs show what some commonly found flowers look like when pressed. This book is includes enlarged photos, comments, and a chart with smaller photos showing each flower's common name, width and it's location in the book. 96 pages, hardcover.


Pressed Flowers: Decorative Projects to Enhance the Home (Inspirations)
Pressed Flowers: Decorative Projects to Enhance the Home (Inspirations)
by Alison Jenkins
Edition: Paperback
31 used & new from $0.94

6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Pressed Flowers : Decorative Projects to Enhance the Home, April 5, 2002
The author shows how pressed flowers can be used to enliven household objects, create unique gifts, ornaments, decorated candles & vases, and instructions to make gift bags & tags with advice on equipment and materials to press flowers, make your own flower press and preserve pressed flowers. 96 pages


The Creative Art of Pressed Flowers (The Creative Art of Series)
The Creative Art of Pressed Flowers (The Creative Art of Series)
by Mary Lawrence
Edition: Hardcover
62 used & new from $0.01

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The Creative Art of Pressed Flowers, April 5, 2002
Colorful photos and clear instructions for making over 80 different projects with pressed flowers. Projects range from typical to more unusual ideas such as decorating bookends, placemats, and even shoes. The emphasis of the book is on projects, with creative ways to use pressed flowers. 125 pages, hardcover.


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