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Project

Party Centerpieces

Materials

  • Cake stand
  • Floral foam
  • Floral knife
  • Roses, partially opened

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Choose a cake stand to serves as the base of your arrangement. Soak a brick of floral foam in water for a few minutes, remove from water, and use the floral knife to carve the brick into a bullet shape; the carved floral foam should measure around 5 inches wide and 5 inches tall.

  2. Step 2

    Cut stems of partially opened roses to a length of 3 inches. Insert the stems into the floral foam starting at the base and working upwards in circles so the flower heads cover the foam. Set the arrangement on the cake stand.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, September 2005