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The best things come in small packages! Beloved florist Jill Rizzo (coauthor of the bestselling Flower Recipe Book) is back, and this time she has turned her attention to charming miniature arrangements. Projects are organized seasonally, and range from a thimble-sized vase of pansies to a tiny teacup holding a bundle of zinnias to a bud vase with a single Japanese anemone. All told, the book contains over 100 easy-to-follow recipes: ingredients lists specify the type and quantity of blooms needed; clear instructions detail each step; and hundreds of photos show how to place every stem.
The featured flowers include varieties widely available at florists or farmers’ markets as well as tiny treasures found sprouting from sidewalks and walls, clipped from the landscape or garden, or pruned from common houseplants. The book also includes ideas for unexpected vessels (dollhouse suppliers are a great source for miniature vases!), a flower care primer, and all the design techniques readers need to know.
About the Author
Jill Rizzo is the author of The Little Flower Recipe Book and owner of the floral design company Wild Season Florals, which she opened in Rhode Island in 2015. Previously, she was the cofounder of Studio Choo in San Francisco. Together with her Studio Choo partner, Alethea Harampolis, she is also the author of the bestselling Flower Recipe Book and Branches & Blooms. Follow her on Instagram at @wildseasonflorals.