Simple Flower Arrangements

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This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending a bridal shower for my friend Sara.  I haven’t seen her in so long, and going to the shower meant that I got to meet her fiancé while he’s still her fiancé.  (There have been at least three weddings that I’ve been to in the past year that I didn’t meet the significant other until the wedding day.  Is that weird?)  I was also a part of some of the game and decor details, which I will be sharing with you on the blog over the next few days.  The first one I want to share with you is simple flower arrangements.

Admittedly, this plan was completely executed by Marie.  She’s a bridal shower genius.  We went shopping at produce junction and picked up a few bouquets of flowers – 5 of carnations and 1 of baby’s breath.

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The total came to around $30.  I have no idea if this is a good or bad price, but either way the flowers were beautiful.

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Marie’s mother gave her a few jars from around the house and Marie put together beautiful arrangements.  She cut the stems down to the proper size and put bunches in each jar to create a poof effect.

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One of the biggest challenges I face while creating flower arrangements is the exact number of flowers that should be in each arrangement, but my just creating a poof effect it added a splash of fun all around the shower.

Do you have any simple flower arranging techniques?

 

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