Well I’m 38 weeks pregnant and still doing DIY projects. Since our family will be coming to stay with us soon, I’ve been in full nesting mode cleaning and clearing out the guest room. As I was clearing everything out I got the urge to make a flower arrangement with these beautiful flowers that I found on the clearance aisle at Hobby Lobby! (Excuse the wrinkled bedspread, my nesting urge has not gotten to the place where I want to iron.)
I want to make a different sort of arrangement than a typical “flowers in a vase” arrangement. This decorative garden tool inspired me to make an arrangement as if I just came inside from picking fresh flowers. This is a simple arrangement that anyone can do even if you’ve never arranged flowers. You’re are basically just collecting the flowers in an orderly, beautiful way.
The supplies are also limited, just three things!
Greenery, filler flowers (smaller flowers) and one to three big flowers
Some sort of container to put them in, get creative!
Pliers to trim the flowers and greenery
To begin I cut the greenery, filler flowers, and bigger flowers all different lengths. You want some to be short and long, just like you would do for a regular flower arrangement. I began with the filler flowers and made these the longest flowers of the bunch.
I then add a little bit of greenery on top of the filler flowers. There is really no “right” way to do this so feel free to play around with the flowers and see what “look” you like best!
Now I simply add the bigger flowers one at a time and see where I like them placed best. I also have some flower buds from the bigger flowers so I fill in the rest of the canister with these buds, leftover greenery, and filler flowers.
This is really such an easy DIY for anywhere in your home! It’s also unique and different than your typical flower arrangement so it adds interest to a room. It also makes the perfect spring or summer centerpiece for your dining room table because it’s big enough that it fils the center but isn’t so tall that you can’t see over it.
I hope you enjoy this tutorial, I would love to hear your feedback!