• Everything's Coming Up Flowers

     
    POSTED February 17, 2015
     

Floral arrangements can be the cherry on top for any event. Mastering the art of putting them together, whether using a florist or not, is of utmost importance. We’ve gathered up tips, tricks and even flower types to make your event bloom from good to great.

Tips and Tricks

1.Stay simple. As the saying goes, less can be more.  

2.Don’t be afraid to play around with flowers. One might think they are delicate, but the blossoms are much more durable than you would expect.

3.Mix and match. Test new ideas. Having fun is key to arranging a stunning bouquet and allows you to create something creative.

4.Combine unexpected elements. Succulents can be a fun way to dress something up. Use uncommon vases not typically found at events.  

5.Use different colors, sizes and textures that is as striking as it is unique.  

Flowers

1.Roses. You can’t go wrong with this staple.

2.Peonies. Delicate and dainty, they look great in every stage of bloom.

3.Hydrangeas. These flowers are becoming increasing popular and can seriously up the elegance of any arrangement.

4.Ranunculus. A plethora of different species and come in many colors. Even using a combination of species can result in a stunning bouquet.

5.Daffodils. Simple. Bright. Dynamic. Daffodils light up any room and can raise the mood of the party. 

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