How To Grow, Harvest And Create With Dried Flowers
Everlastings is a celebration of the life of flowers, showcasing the ethereal beauty of dried flowers. Bex Partridge takes you on a journey, starting with practical advice on how to pick flowers both at your home and outdoors, with in-depth descriptions of the many methods of drying blooms, seed heads and foliage, before sharing her favourite ways to style with dried flowers in the home as well as wearable items such as floral crowns and hair clips.
The main section of the book features over 20 projects to try at home, all accompanied with beautiful photography. Suitable for both those that have never worked with dried flowers before and the seasoned professionals, the projects span many levels of experience. Bex shares ideas on how to capture the memories and moments of special days, through the gathering and preserving of flowers, to be treasured for years to come.
She also shares her knowledge of the ecological benefits of dried flowers, as well as chapters on foraging and thoughts on the meditative benefits of working with dried flowers. Filled with stunning imagery that Bex has become known for online, Everlastings presents a modern take on an age-old craft.
About the Author
Bex Partridge, the founder of Botanical Tales, is a nature-loving creative who works with dried flowers throughout her practice. Bex has always loved the seasons and the benefits that nature has on our wellbeing, both of which are at the heart of her creations. Alongside making her own dried flower art, Bex runs creative workshops as well as sharing advice and inspiration on her blog and social media channels. She has contributed to a number of different independent magazines, with her words always accompanied by her signature photography.