Saturday, May 29, 2010
Ideal spot: Place it on the table where the cocktails are served, surrounded by votive candles.
Small arrangements of one kind of flower are ideal for the novice. If you are seeking a more dramatic effect, try a grouping of them in similar hues. These range from pink to red and are all in silver containers to create a cohesive feeling.
Ideal spot: A dramatic mass of a single color is perfect for a dinner party when you know guests will linger. Keep the display low so the conversation isn’t inhibited.
This elegantly simple combination uses just three varieties, but adding stems of kumquats to the ‘Coral Charm’ peonies and hyacinths is an exciting and unexpected touch. In a footed urn with a wide mouth, it’s best to let the flowers spill over.
Ideal spot: Placed on a stack of books, this arrangement will lend a stylish, collected feel to your living room.
Ideal spot: You’ll want to view this one from above, but since the bowl will be filled with water, make sure it’s safe from being jostled and spilled.
Article published by My Home Ideas.