Join professional floral designer Bill Murphy, AIFD, to learn a florist's essential skills. Murphy explains step-by-step the creation of more than 25 impressive floral displays, from charger plates and napkin rings to kettle-sized, exotic centerpieces that will take your breath away. Here are ideas for seasonal displays, holiday presentations, and decor for special events like showers and birthday parties. From basic bouquet tying skills through techniques using wire and floral adhesive, you will be inspired to adorn every event with flowery creations. Detailed photos will help you develop the confidence you need to branch out on your own, amazing friends and family with artful creations.