This elegant volume offers a visual glossary of popular flowers and their meanings followed by 25 arrangements, each expressing a different sentiment. Flower arrangers will love combining laurel (meaning 'success') and sage (meaning 'virtue') to wish a friend success in a new endeavor, or carolina jasmine ('separation') with zinnia ('thoughts of you') to say a simple 'I Miss You.' From Luck, True Love, Proud of You, Happiness, and many more, each of the bespoke bouquets suits a special occasion or recipient. Visually rich with stunning lifestyle photography and watercolor illustrations throughout, MEANINGFUL BOUQUETS brings a truly personal spin to flower arranging.
Leigh Okies is a floral stylist and designer working for high-end clients throughout the Bay Area. Her design and floral work has been featured in many publications including Sunset and The New York as well as on many wedding blogs, including Martha Stewart Weddings and Style Me Pretty. She lives in Berkeley, CA. Lisa McGuinness is a passionate gardener, flower lover, writer, and editor with 20 years of experience. She has collaborated with numerous high-profile brands and publishers. She lives in Walnut Creek, CA.