A rose is a rose. But is it really? Take a closer look.
Faux flowers have never looked so good, and today they're
more popular than ever. Multihued hydrangeas, gossamer
poppies, slender lilies, and hundreds of other varieties
are widely available and incredibly lifelike. In this
beautifully illustrated guide, floral designer Richard
Kollath and writer Ed McCann demonstrate how easy it is to
use faux flowers to add lasting, blooming color to every
room of the house.
Paperback / List Price $19.95
Kollath uses colorful painted finishes and simple
techniques to turn old furniture and garage-sale finds into
interesting, one-of-a-kind pieces. He provides clear,
concise, step-by-step directions for applying a variety of
finishes and techniques, and provides high-quality color
illustrations of the 22 projects included.
Hardcover / List Price $24.95
- Creative Ideas for the Year Round
Beautiful wreaths are expensive to buy but are surprisingly
easy to make. With simple instructions, this craft book is
sure to inspire readers to try their hands at making
gorgeous and imaginative straw, grapevine, wire, and
evergreen wreaths for any season of the year. Stunning
photos of seventy-five different wreaths with a great
assortment of adornment offer good reasons for a family
outing in search of wildflowers, vines, and leaves. Kollath
also provides practical advice on everything you need to
know about making wreaths.
Paperback / List Price $14
Richard Kollath pictured with his friend and literary agent
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