Flower Vase Lid
Spring's first flowers deserve special attention. Give them a brilliant stage with a metal vase topper inspired by ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging that celebrates every stem.
Photography: Raymond Hom
Source: Martha Stewart Living, April 2018
This idea is great for blooms that tend to droop like tulips and ranunculus.
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Pick up an inexpensive brass or copper disk and clamp it onto a piece of wood.
Drill holes in it with a spade bit—you can do a pattern, like a line or semicircle, or freestyle them.
Set the circle atop any glass or bowl, insert blooms, and breathe in your suddenly zen surroundings.