Branches in Bloom
Quince branches enclosed in glass cylinders create a sculptural centerpiece that's grand but airy, so conversation can flow.
Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Summer 2006
Tips: Other flowering branches such as dogwood or forsythia would also work.
Cut stems diagonally, and set in an inch of water.
Bend thin fresh-cut branches to form napkin rings, and secure with wire.
Tuck in any buds.