There’s something about a floral arrangement that brightens a space. Even as a green thumb with tons of plants in my space, I love the little luxury of buying fresh flowers for an arrangement.
This blog is a first in I-don’t-know how long, I’m basically writing and publishing this in real-time! Well, I was just so excited to create my first floral arrangement of the year, I just got right to blogging.
I like to keep my floral arrangements simple
I tend to go with two flowers and foliage filler. Typically all white flowers, though occasionally I might add in a yellow or light pink.
The key is in picking flowers and filler that compliments one another. You want a variety of textures and sizes, especially when using a muted color palette.
Baby’s breath is a great filler because it adds so much whimsy and texture to any arrangement!
You don’t have to spend a lot on your floral arrangement
All in all, I spent under $15 on this beautiful arrangement that keeps me smiling throughout the week! I used:
- Baby’s breath
- Foliage greenery
To get this low and wide look, you’ll need a frog vase.
How to DIY a frog vase
Especially in small apartments, low arrangements are great for bringing in flowers without blocking sightlines.
I use regular clear tape to create a grid system across the mouth of my vase. This keeps everything in place just as I want it.
Creating an arrangement is all about building and layering! Don’t rush the process.
I like to start with my focal flowers — in this arrangement, I have three hydrangeas.
Placing and replacing stems
Take each flower, stem by stem, and trim it down until it fits into your vessel at the height you want.
Don’t be afraid to get a little funky with an asymmetrical arrangement, give one side a little height to make your arrangement look like it came from a chic boutique.
Continue on, trimming and placing stems into your vessel. It’s okay to pick up pieces you’ve previously placed! Keep working until you find an arrangement you love!
I hope you love your arrangement as much as I love mine.