Roses From the Scented Room
Beautiful Ideas for Entertaining, Gift-giving, and the HomeBook - 2000
A rose can be so much more than a rose! InRoses for the Scented Room, best-selling author Barbara Milo Ohrbach presents entertaining, gift-giving and decorating ideas celebrating the beauty of roses. Beginning with the basics, Barbara de-scribes the many varieties available, from old-fashioned roses to modern hybrids, and explains how to choose the best roses from a florist or from your own garden. She offers dozens of simple how-to ideas for using them in the home or giving them as gifts. "The Rose Pantry" opens with a selection of delectable recipes, including Jasmine Rose Tea, while the chapter "Lotions and Potions" includes a Rose-Petal Face Splash and Aromatherapy Oils. As the author ofThe Scented RoomandSimply Flowers, Barbara is known for her potpourris, and here she provides her favorite rose mixtures. And in "Entertaining," she shares some clever creations, such as Rose Ice Cubes, a Rose Ice Bucket and rose-petal Wedding Confetti. Barbara concludes her book with a comprehensive Source Guide, listing dozens of the best rose gardens around the world, along with her favorite flower-filled hotels, rose-garden tours, books, suppliers and catalogs. Filled with hundreds of gorgeous color photographs, Roses for the Scented Room is a glorious celebration of the grace and beauty of roses. InRoses for the Scented Room, best-selling author Barbara Milo Ohrbach offers a bounty of inspiring uses for the world's favorite flower. With her trademark style and grace, Barbara brings together easy projects, tips and recipes for gift-giving, entertaining and deco-rating with roses. Also included is an international guide to her favorite rose gardens and the best rose-related products, books and catalogs. Lavishly illustrated with gorgeous color photographs, Roses for the Scented Room is a true bouquet of beautiful ideas for any rose lover.
Publisher: New York : C. Potter, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 745.5 Ohrbach
Characteristics: 143 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.