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DIY: How To Arrange Flowers

How To Arrange Flowers

Lifestyle blogger and entertaining expert, Julie Blanner of Coordinately Yours teamed up with floral designer, Erin Volante and photographer Kristen Clayville for an afternoon of flower arranging and fun. They showed us step-by-step how to make an arrangement in just about any vessel or vase. Keep reading or follow the link for the full post on Coordinately Yours.

How To Arrange Flowers

Supplies you’ll need: 

Shears

Flowers (This DIY shows 4 varieties)

Vase

Clear tape

Directions:

1. Use thin strips of clear tap, create a grid on top. This is a great way to learn as a beginner and no one will know!

How To Arrange Flowers

2. Remove greenery that will hit below the brim of the vase. Insert your first stem, starting in the middle.

How To Arrange Flowers

3. Work your way around with that same stem.

How To Arrange Flowers

4. Add another layer, working in a circular motion continuing to add one variety at a time.

How To Arrange Flowers

5. Use your vase as a guide to measure for height and snip at an angle.

How To Arrange Flowers

6. Have fun with it!

Have extra blooms? We love Julie’s tip: Fill bud vases with spare flowers. It’s perfect for bar carts, bathrooms and takeaway bouquets.

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DIY & Concept: Julie Blanner, Coordinately Yours

Floral Designer: Erin Volante

Photographer: Kristen Clayville

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