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How to Use a Color Wheel to Make Gorgeous Floral Arrangements

How to Use a Color Wheel to Make Gorgeous Floral Arrangements

I have no problem choosing paint and fabric color combos, but, for some weird reason, picking the right flower color combos for bouquets and in pot arrangements outside intimidates me. Because of this, I think my arrangements are generally boring. Next planting season, I'm going to refer to Debra Prinzing's new video "Flower Color Theory with Debra Prinzing" (see below). The author and floral designer teaches ? us how to use the color wheel to create gorgeous floral arrangements, but, as I hinted above, her tips also translate perfectly to the garden color-planning as well. She covers complementary colors, pictured above, analogous colors, pictured here:

and monochromatic arrangements:

Now enough reading. Time to watch the video. And for more of Debra's wisdom, check out her book The 50 Mile Bouquet: Seasonal, Local and Sustainable Flowers.

Flower Color Theory with Debra Prinzing from debra prinzing on Vimeo.

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