On Flowers: Lessons from an Accidental Florist

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$35.00  $32.55
Artisan Publishers
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8.1 X 11.0 X 0.9 inches | 2.65 pounds

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About the Author
Amy Merrick is a traveling writer and stylist who started her career as a florist in New York City. Her flowers have been featured in Vogue and Architectural Digest and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA PS1, and Bergdorf Goodman. She has written about her experiences with gardens, flowers, and design for the Wall Street Journal.
Named a Best Gift Book of 2019 by InStyle, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, and the Wall Street Journal

"If coffee tables could make . . . wish lists, [this book] would certainly be on them."
--Better Homes & Gardens

"In this gorgeous coffee table book. . . . Merrick shares flower-arranging secrets and essays about her inspirations."
--Real Simple

"Amy Merrick's On Flowers (Artisan) is full of the lush, poetic arrangements and pictures that made her an early lnstagram star. She teaches how to cut blooms to the proper height, make roses last, and let tulips be unruly, while sharing snippets from her world travels."
--Martha Stewart Living

"Amy Merrick's delightful hodgepodge of photos, diagrams, and lists decodes the art of the soulful bouquet."
--Wall Street Journal

"A celebration of all things floral, championing the exceptional and commonplace with equal enthusiasm. . . . A richly illustrated work."
--The English Garden

"Merrick is known for her wild, natural flower arranging and here she teaches us how to create simple yet stunning displays of flora to celebrate any style or season."
--Gardens Illustrated

"The book is somehow even MORE Beautiful than I could have imagined. . . . It's perfect. From the typography to the layout to the guides, it's impeccable. . . . It's a book for flower lovers and people who didn't even know they are flower lovers. Only read it if you're willing to escape from your current world for a bit."
--The House that Lars Built

"Merrick's first book--a love story to flowers, and finding beauty in the humblest of places--is a composite of journals, lists, practical advice, and photographs and illustrations of both plain and fancy blooms and greens. . . . This is as much to be experienced as to be read."
--Booklist, starred review

"This opulent, scrapbook-style gift book . . . will inspire creativity in some, and envy in others. . . . Seductive."
--Publishers Weekly