Beauty Ornamental - Traditional Floral Beauty Methods for Domestic and Personal Adornment
Once upon a time, some flowers in your house were considered to be a part and parcel of your daily life, and necessities, instead of being social niceties and possibly luxuries in houses of taste and refinement. More
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Coat Flowers and Buttonhole Bouquets
Wire Based Designs
Vases in the Drawing Rooms.
Dinner Table Decorations
Since time immemorial, flowers as well as parts of the plant have been used, throughout the world as adornments in the house as garlands, flowers in vases, decoration pieces, and any other idea which you could think. Once upon a time, some flowers in your house were considered to be a part and parcel of your daily life, and necessities, instead of being social niceties and possibly luxuries in houses of taste and refinement.
Even the most poverty-stricken house would have some greenery, and flowers somewhere, if the house owner had a sense of aesthetic beauty, and did not want to be deemed equal to the beasts of the field. Every single class in society would use flowers in some form or the other, for either personal or domestic adornment, down the ages, and that is one tradition which has played an important role in the social and cultural background of civilizations and cultures all over the world, up till now.
The rich and aristocrats could afford the choicest and rarest exotic blooms and blossoms with which to adorn their houses, while the lower classes made do with the common flowers in the fields and never thought themselves deprived. That is one of the bounties of nature for which we are thoroughly grateful.
I have written a number of books on flower drying, skeleton leaves, and other associated books, where you can get plenty of information on how you can create things of beauty, from the leaves and the plants that you have dried after collecting them from the fields or gardens around you.
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