Have you ever gotten a bouquet of flowers from the supermarket or - gasp - Costco and wanted to take that un-arranged bouquet and take it from nothing special to something spectacular? How do you do it?
we'll call it the art of the bud vase.
I had ten peonies the other day - no greenery, no other flowers - just peonies. I wanted those ten peonies to make a statement, and I wanted each of them to have their individual moments in the sun with room to bloom. So, I decided to break out the bud vases.
Here's the result:
Now, a few days later, each of the peonies have bloomed to full capacity and they look gaga-gorgeous! With just ten simple stems, I was able to create a large, stunning, understated centerpiece which has gracefully added color and fine design to our dining area.
Anyone can buy these particular bud vases at Walmart for under $2 each. This arrangement took ten stems, ten vases. Never know how to make those supermarket bouquets look good? Keep a collection of bud vases on hand and you'll never fail. Just remember the ratio of:
Pretty simple? Pretty simply gorgeous!