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How To Create a Fun Flower Arrangement
Simple Flower Arrangement in a Vase
Items You Can Add to a Vase
Items You Can Turn into a Vase
Glass candle holders
Fish Tank Stones
Sand: You can get this for free at the beach. Some garden centres as well as pet stores will also sell it.
Shells: You can get these at the beach for free.
Stones: Look for different type of stones when you are out hiking or walking in the countryside. Some garden centres will sell stones for the garden.
Marbles: You can get these in any toy store.
Fish Tank Stones: You can find these in your local aquatic centre or any pet store.
Add items to the bottom of your vase to make your flower display look more interesting.
When you get a bunch of flowers, instead of just putting them in a vase of water, add some elements to the water to make the arrangement look more attractive. Try to get flowers with foliage as this adds another element to the arrangement.
Create funky, unique and individualistic flower arrangement by just thinking outside the box when you are arranging them. The more dramatic you can make the arrangement, the more enthusiastic you will become each time you get a new bunch.
There are different flowers and foliage in bloom each season. So try to incorporate different things from that season into the arrangement.
So check out any store you visit to see if they have seasonal accessories in stock that you can use.
Ideas for the bottom of flower vasesClick thumbnail to view full-size
Add some blue or purple food dye to the plain glass vase of water. When your water starts to get dirty, having a coloured food dye in it will not make it as obvious that it is dirty.
Other Unique Flower Arrangement Ideas
There are also other items you could add to your flower vase when arranging flowers. When you visit the beach, you sometimes can find round stones near the top of the beach. They are usually grey or white in colour.
Collect a few of these stones each time you visit the beach. When you have enough collected, add them to the bottom of your vase or glass container. They would work well in large vases or containers, If you add them to a small vase, just add a few because there is not enough room for them all.
This method would look good with plain flower and no foliage. It would also be a good idea to stick to one type of flower here so you don't detract from the arrangement in the water.
Would you ever think of doing something different the next time you're doing a flower arrangement?
Flower Arrangement Can Be Unique
Seasonal Flower Arrangement Ideas
If you don't have a vase, you can use other items like mason jars, water jugs or jam jars instead.
For an autumnal arrangement you could add pine cones, nutmeg stalks and some ivy to your flower arrangement to make it more seasonal. These would look great in winter arrangements too.
In summer you could add sand or sea shells to your vase or container to make it look different. You could also add yellow food dye to the water to make it look more dramatic.
Smaller Flower ArrangementsClick thumbnail to view full-size
Simple Unique Flower Arrangements
You might not be a fan of large flower arrangements in your home. But there are other ways you can have flowers arrangements.
If you have a few fresh flowers left in a vase that aren't yet dead, instead of dumping them, use them in a different type of flower arrangement.
If you only buy a few flowers at a time at the store, you could also arrange them this way.
If you have small tea-light holders that you aren't using, take one or two flowers and place one in each tea light holder. You will need to leave a little bit of the flower stem on the flower here. Then place each tea-light holder in different areas of your home, or place a few together on a coffee table or a counter.
Make a Hall Table Flower Arrangement
If you have a large table in your hall or in your dining room, you can add a different type of flower arrangement on it especially if it is Christmas or you are having a party.
Arrange a variety of different size vases or containers next to each other around the table. In each container put a different type of flower and place them in the container according to the size of the flower and the container. You might have to trim flower down to fit into each container.
You could also use this technique in autumn or at Christmas and add holly and ivy to it.
If you are having party in your home, you could use this method if you didn't want to add decoration in your hall.
Large Table Flower Arrangement
Some Unique Flower Arrangement Tips From The Professionals
There are lots of different ways to do a flower arrangement. Just think of what you have in your home or garage and try to use something different.
Making your arrangement stand out can be simple once you get use to doing them and you can then start having unique and individualistic arrangement.
The following video gives some more tips on how to arrange flowers in your home.
Anyone with a little bit of practice can arrange flowers. Just keep practising it and try put a little bit of effort into your flower arrangement.
One way to start off arranging flowers is to keep it simple in the beginning and work with one type of flowers, then try to arrange your flowers according to the current season. Add accessories that are relevant to the season.
It's wise to know that you can never go wrong with some beautiful stones and some simple sand. It will add something unique to a flower arrangement.
So next time you have some flowers to arrange, do something a little bit different.
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