How to create the perfect arrangement this season.
What better way to welcome Spring than with flowers? I recently learned how to create the perfect arrangement for Spring with Bronwen Smith, founder of B Floral, a New York City-based floral design company. Since I'm somewhat of a floral design novice, I picked up some important basics, such as it's a must to remove leaves from the stem that might be submerged because they can poison the water, and an odd number of flowers can give your arrangement a more complete look.
Smith also shared her best tips for a gorgeous design:
1. Opposites Attract
Use contrasting colors to create a stunning look.
2. It's All an Illusion
Place a mirror underneath the vase to magnify the effect of the flowers or use a reflective vase.
3. Think Inside the Vase
Sometimes placing subtle flowers inside a vase creates a bigger impact.
4. Candles Add a Springtime Glow
Add votives to the arrangement to create a soft and ephemeral