How To Cheaply And Easily Make Your Own Flower Arrangements
These are all the tips and tricks you'll need to make corner-store flowers look like a million bucks.
When perusing the market or corner store, make sure the flowers you're buying don't already have one foot in the grave.
Check closely to see if they're beginning to wilt.
Keep an eye out for blooms that fit one of these three descriptions:
Don't be afraid to think outside the bucket.
Unwrap your bunches and have a little grooming sesh, getting rid of any dead or broken blooms and petals.
Your flowers will be thirsty, so give them a drink right away.
The fewer leaves that are left below the waterline in your vase, the better.
Most flowers do best in lukewarm water, which is easier for stems to absorb.
Choose a vase.
Get creative with containers.
Begin by placing two or three of the more branchy flowers in your vase.
Now start adding those gorgeous face flowers one at a time, again at differing heights.
Turn your vase often and consider your work from different angles.
Continue filling out the arrangement, adding in flowers one at a time.
Be sure to keep the water in your vase fresh by changing it daily, and trim stems periodically to help them stay hydrated.
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