Learn how to exquisitely render flowers that will make home accents bloom with beauty from the top decorative painter in the world. For every month of the year, Priscilla Hauser gives you a great project featuring a different floral theme to paint. The supplies you need are simple and widely available. The basic skills - such as brush strokes, and the floating and blending methods - are simple with Priscilla's guidance. Dip into the projects - Priscilla has created a very personal 'diary' of flower painting to share with you!The year begins by adding a spot of brilliant color to winter's palette. Find yourself one of those architectural fragments that are so popular nowadays and enliven it with gorgeous yellow and purple crocuses rising from rich olive green leaves. Once you hang it on a wall, not only will you appreciate it daily, but your guests will enjoy looking at it. Spring can't be far behind! Celebrate by turning a wooden lamp base into a spectacular showpiece that will be admired for the cluster of delicate lilies of the valley that you'll feature on its front. Do they evoke a special memory for you as they do for Priscilla? During summer months, the garden comes alive with magnificent colors and shapes to tantalize everyone who spends time there. Perhaps you'll want to take a basket filled with food and a good book to enjoy outside. Emblazon your basket with lush red and yellow zinnias on the lid and you won't want to let it out of your sight. Can it be fall already? Now is a good time to catch up with friends over tea and cookies. Serve your companions on a lazy Susan that will garner compliments for the cheery wild pink roses you've fashioned there. What is the real secret to decorative painting? It's a craft that everyone can do with Priscilla Hauser as a guide.