Wedding designer Preston Bailey isn't afraid of the term "over the top." He loves it. He thinks nature is "over the top." That's why he transforms ballrooms and reception halls into surreal landscapes by weaving flowers, trees and dramatic lighting into interiors that can't be ignored.
His new book, "Preston Bailey Flowers," is also hard to ignore. Preston started as a floral arranger and working with flowers is still one of his great passions. In the book you'll see him turn roses, wisteria and lillies into sculptures, archways and centerpieces that look like nothing you've ever quite seen before. Celebs with a taste for drama—Ivanka Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Uma Thurman and Joan Rivers—have all hired him to build fairytale settings.
While most of us can't afford to hire Preston Bailey for a six-figure event, we can get inspiration from his work. That's why CraftFoxes is giving away two signed copies of "Preston Bailey Flowers" and also asking you to tell us what questions you have for him.
To enter the giveaway, go to our Facebook page and type in your name and email by Nov. 15, 2011. There you can also leave your question for Preston. We'll pass along our favorite questions for him to answer!
If you want to read all of the rules for the giveaway, see below. Also check out a time lapse of Preston's team at work below.
Watch Preston Bailey events transform New York's Armory into an otherworldly disco.
To be entered to win one of the two signed copies of "Preston Bailey Flowers" all you have to do is visit
our Facebook page and enter your name (you'll need to like our Facebook page to enter) before Nov. 15, 2011, at 11:59 EST.
You'll also be signed up to receive our newsletter.
If you're a law student or just love reading rules, take a look at the details in the paragraphs below.
How to Enter the Sweepstakes:
1. VisitCraftFoxes’ Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/CraftFoxes 2. Find the “Giveaway” Tab.
3. Submit your name and email prior to 11:59 (EST) on Nov. 15, 2011.
1. Email us your name in a note with the subject line: "I Want 'Preston Bailey Flowers'." That’s all you need to do to enter the Sweepstakes!
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