Stylish Succulent Designs: & Other Botanical Crafts (Paperback)
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Professional-Quality Succulent Arrangements Made Simple!
Add a splash of style to your home or garden with beautiful and lush succulent designs that are simple to make and will last for months. This how-to resource will guide you through 40 unique and creative projects using popular varieties of succulents, air plants and other easy-care botanicals. Learn to make a variety of living centerpieces, transform an old fountain into a succulent-filled garden or add sophisticated charm to your front door with a splashy hand-wired succulent wreath that’s easy to adapt to your preferred aesthetic.
Botanical designer Jessica Cain has a project for every occasion or whim, whether you’re looking to add a statement piece inside your home, enhance your backyard with outdoor décor or incorporate succulents into a wedding or event. Best of all, because these arrangements are planted in soil or moss and include fail-proof care instructions, you’re creating long-lasting living art that will thrive. The possibilities are endless with these step-by-step, simple-to-follow projects that will fill your home with vibrant beauty.
About the Author
Jessica Cain is the founder of the e-commerce store In Succulent Love and the popular Instagram account @insucculentlove. She teaches DIY classes on arranging with succulents and has appeared on a number of local TV stations doing live demos. She is a regular at bazaars and craft shows, where she displays her living art arrangements. She lives in San Diego, California, the succulent capital of the world.
“This goes beyond the basic succulent-craft book. The photography is beautiful, the projects are inspiring but accessible and the step-by-step guides are easy to follow.”
—Wendy Generes, editor, San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles
“Jessica has a great sense of design and a fun approach, and she presents projects with steps that are easy to follow.”
—Debra Lee Baldwin, author of Designing with Succulents
“This is a solid and detailed guide to crafting with succulents. Each inspiring and creative project includes step-by-step direction for the novice as well as the professional designer.”
—Laura Eubanks, Design for Serenity
“Page after page of Pinterest-perfect succulent DIYs. Such simple step-by-step guides plus beautiful photo illustrations could make a Pinterest queen out of anyone!”
—Lexi Petelski, @sexysucculents_
“Jessica shows you some of the whimsical and artistic combinations succulents can lend themselves to. Use her ideas, growing tips and ‘recipes’ as a springboard for your own succulent creativity.”
—Jeff Moore, author of Under the Spell of Succulents