DIY flower arrangements aren't so tough

By on Jan. 29th
DIY Flowers

Vases with narrow mouths like these eliminate the problem of arranging flowers. Just stick 'em in and get a pop of colour with no extra work! Photo by Danielle Arel

Arranging centrepiece flowers yourself can save you big bucks — and it doesn't have to be complicated. Find some inspiration and some DIY floral arrangement tutorials in this here roundup, including tricks for using grocery store bouquets and thrifted finds, but still making a big impact.

Close-up of the luchador centerpieces we made Paper flowers in a pot look great, but accenting them with sparkly things takes them from pretty, to pretty AWESOME! Adding non-floral accents to centrepieces goes a long way. Not to mention how great those terracotta planters look!

world's cheapest flower arrangement A square vase, some vase gravel, and roses from the grocery store make this centrepiece easy to arrange and super striking.

LongTable The vases themselves can be the conversation piece when they're interesting and mis-matched. Collect a bunch of glass vases of various sizes and line your flowers (real or paper) down your tables. Bonus: mis-matched, thrifted vases could double as favours!

278249_10150726334160578_623300577_19830267_2185860_oDecorating your vases makes them stand out even more. I love the addition of the charms to these DIY centerpieces. Photo by Moxie Studios.

4a6a999e918f3f4546c31041b50c2b7cA flower cube!? Use floral foam to arrange grocery store flowers. Source: bing.com via Kloud 9 on Pinterest.

MakingTheMoment_DG_163 Having a movie-themed wedding? A popcorn box and some battery-powered string lights take any bunch of flowers to the next level.

diy planter Super simple single stems in vases arranged in a planter box are easy but eye-catching. This tutorial shows you how to make this awesome rustic planter box.

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