Have you ever received flowers that you didn't really love? It's always the thought that counts but now you have a bouquet of flowers that hurts your eyes to look at. Instead of dropping it into a vase and waiting for it to die why not change it up and turn it into something you can enjoy. Here are a few tips on how to turn that ugly flower bouquet into something more elegant.
All flowers are beautiful! Mother Nature is an amazing and we appreciate each and every bloom that springs into new life. However, there are certain color combinations or flower combinations that aren't aesthetically pleasing. With Valentine's Day almost a month away we wanted to arm you with a few tricks.
1. Take It Apart
Take that mixed flower bouquet and separate each of the individual stems and group them into a single same type flower. Create smaller bouquets of all roses, all tulips, etc. Put them into smaller vases that you love. Now you have several vases with arrangements perfectly sized for a bathroom, bedside table or kitchen counter.
2. Bud Vases
Create a stronger and more luxurious look by placing one stem into a small bud vase and lining a table or ledge with several bud vases of the same flower and color. Bud vases are always a great way to stretch a budget. Simple clear glass vases can look really chic.
3. Add Greenery
Filling a vase with greenery first and then adding your flowers is always an easy way to fill out a bouquet. Greenery adds support, can be the bridge between making different color combinations look less shocking, and can make a bouquet feel more natural.
4. Floating Flowers
A bowl filled with floating flowers can look refined. If you have a beautiful low clear glass, copper or black bowl you can cut the stems of your flowers and float the flower heads in a bowl. This instantly turns those cheap stems into a stylish floral design.
5. Color Blocking
Monochromatic blooms are always a good idea. Group same colored flowers or flowers in the same color family together.
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Accent- Perfectly sized for a side table or small console. Flowers that stand up to the idea that less is more. Flowers in vase measure approximately 8” in diameter.
Showroom- An ode to restrained elegance and refined style. Meant to accessorize a desk or coffee table. Flowers in vase measure approximately 12” in diameter.
Feature- This lush arrangement will anchor a dining table or furniture statement piece. Flowers in vase measure approximately 14- 16” in diameter.
Bountiful- The perfect amount of flowers and blooms that will stop them in their tracks. Flowers in vase measure approximately 16- 18" in diameter.
Exquisite- Flat out gorgeous! This lush arrangement is masterfully designed and sure to impress. Flowers in vase measure approximately 20” in diameter.
Bespoke- An exceptional display of flowers and blooms. Our bespoke arrangements are custom designed and are different every time. Sizing varies dependent on the container and flowers used in the design.
Abundant- Hand-tied bouquet with a minimum of 20 flower stems. Depending on size of flower blooms the bouquet may include foliage and greenery to maintain a generous size.
Lavish- Hand-tied bouquet with a minimum of 40 flower stems. Depending on size of flower blooms the bouquet may include foliage and greenery to maintain a generous size.
Grand- Hand-tied bouquet with a minimum of 60 flower stems. Depending on size of flower blooms the bouquet may include foliage and greenery to maintain a generous size.