Here’s a few tried-and-true tricks to make gorgeous last minute holiday centerpieces out of cheap bouquets. These bouquets were less then each!
Rule: Disassemble & Reassemble
Trick #1: Scotch Tape
Trick #2: Silver Spray Paint
Get the details after the jump…
Grab your drugstore bouquet and a vase. Before you start, fill the vase with water and that flower-preserving powder stuff if it came with your bouquet:
You can lose some of the filler since you’ve created this scotch tape grid to hold your flowers up. One thing I like to do, if the bouquet has a bunch of baby’s breath: Get rid of it all… then take the baby’s breath by itself and put it in another vase, it looks so nice on its own.
So now start adding your flowers and greens into your grid until it looks nice! A dome shape is usually a good one to go for. Wrap a piece of filler around the rim of the vase to cover your tape (or artfully arrange your flowers to cover it) and there you go:
AMAZING tips! I'm inspired.
I love the tape grid idea. It's so simple yet so brilliant.
I've been reading through tons of your posts as I just found your site today. Thank you so much for the ideas-ones I can actually use. You are so talented!
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