Leaning Flowers

Easy fresh flower decoration in a glass vase - perfect way to brighten up any room!

  • Prep Time 0 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

Square glass vase, 6 to 8 inches tall
1
bunch fresh flowers with greenery, including fern frond
Floral scissors
48
inches decorative ribbon, 2 1/2 inches wide
  • 1 Fill vase with 1 1/2 inches water. Trim about 4 inches from flower stems, using floral scissors, so heads of flowers will be about 1 inch above top of vase. Gather flowers to make a bouquet; wrap ribbon around stems twice and tie in bow or knot. Trim ribbon ends.
  • 2 Place flowers in vase, leaning flowers to one side.

Expert Tips

Flower Short Cuts: Fill the vase with 4 inches water. Trim about 6 inches from flower stems, using floral scissors, so heads of flowers will be just touching rim of vase. Arrange flowers in vase. Arrange fresh pine, cedar or other holiday greens on edge of vase around flowers. Flower Floaters: Fill an 3 1/2-inch round glass vase with 1 inche water. Cut flower head from stem. Float flower on top of holly leaves or other holiday greenery.

Kick it up a notch by coloring the water with liquid food coloring and mixing in a little glitter!