from the three bundles i bought i was able to make one bouquet & three smaller centerpiece types to spread throughout our little home. having fresh flowers around instantly makes me happier & makes wherever you live look happier too. aaanyway, i thought i'd do a little d.i.y. on how to make a floral arrangement! before my experience with the floral company i had no idea how they made their arrangements, but it's really simple, i promise!
we don't have a whole lot on the vase front here, so instead i used a pitcher & a few jars i've kept from jam, pasta sauce & who knows what. i'm a jar collector & in times like these, it really comes in handy :) i like using different jars though that vary in size & height (even if only slightly!) so there isn't a total uniform look happening.
you can use whatever flowers you want, easy as that! i like different texture & color & i like having some greenery, hence the eucalyptus, plus i adore the smell of it.
1. start with one handful of flowers (since these flowers have multiple buds on one stem it made it easy, but i'd start with 3 or 4 if they are singles).
2. add some more!
3. take your second flower & put some in between the first two handful of flowers & try to disperse them throughout so that it doesn't look like complete bundles.
4. add your greenery & then go wild. look at your bouquet & find any holes or patches that look like they need to be broken up & add more to fill them up as you go.