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Debra Prinzing
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Debra Prinzing has put together a charming video on color theory and bouquet building. Debra says, “For DIY-designers and beginners, it's an easy guide to get started. Sometimes when you are at the flower stand or even walking through the garden, the choices are certainly beautiful but also overwhelming. The Color Wheel ideas help organize your design process. You'll be able to create harmonious, eye-pleasing floral arrangements, centerpieces, and bouquets with a fun, paint-by-number approach.”

Watch this five-minute lesson video that tags classic primary and secondary color rules to inspire and really simplify the art of designing a bouquet: Informative – and lovely.

Learn how easy it is to put together an eye-pleasing floral arrangement with flowers from your garden or grower by clicking on this link:

About the author:
Debra Prinzing is a Seattle- and Los Angeles-based outdoor living expert who writes and lectures on gardens and home design. She is a frequent speaker for botanical garden, horticultural society, and flower show audiences. Debra is also a regular radio and television guest. She is the author of six books including the Garden Writers Association Gold Award-winning "Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways" (Clarkson-Potter/Random House, 2008). Her newest book, "SLOW FLOWERS: Four Seasons of Locally Grown Bouquets from the Garden, Meadow and Farm," features Debra's floral designs, writing, and photography.

Debra is a contributing garden editor for Better Homes & Gardens and her feature stories on architecture and design appear regularly in the Los Angeles Times' Home section. She is also a contributing editor to Garden Design magazine and writes for top national shelter and consumer publications. Her website and blog:  

Posted October 11, 2013

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