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Project

Low Centerpiece

Floral designers Remco Van Vliet and his half brother, Cas Trap, show us how to create a low centerpiece.

Materials

  • Roses
  • Hydrangeas
  • Dusty miller
  • Sea thistle
  • Echinops
  • Astrantia
  • Mountain laurel
  • Clematis
  • Lady's mantle
  • Blueberries

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Line a low, wide glass bowl with hydrangea foliage.

  2. Step 2

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    Create a base with blocks of soaked floral foam, covering as much surface area as possible.

  3. Step 3

    Place large hydrangea blooms evenly to create a balanced structure that can support the rest of the flowers.

  4. Step 4

    Add dusty miller and sea thistle along the lower edges.

  5. Step 5

    Fill In with roses, echinops, astrantia, and mountain laurel, distributing colors evenly.

  6. Step 6

    Turn the bowl frequently as you work to keep arrangement balanced.

  7. Step 7

    Finish by placing stems of clematis and lady's mantle and branches of blueberries, using their color and texture as accents.

Reviews (1)

  • Mohammad Hafiez 6 Aug, 2012

    I thought Martha, it's really-really beautiful decorates!