At this time of year it's always nice to assemble a simple and easy flower arrangement.
It may be for your next dinner party or perhaps for your kitchen or bathroom.
I saw this table arrangement idea at a friend's place recently and I thought it was worth sharing.
Gerbera daisies are wonderful for long cylindrical arrangements as well as short, flat versions. This is a very versatile flower and a favourite of floral designers.
For this arrangement you will require a couple of clear, glass low bowls or glass pedestals. I have found a great selection of these types of containers in dollar stores everywhere.
It's best to condition your flowers a few hours before arranging them if you can. This way the flowers will last a lot longer.
To prepare the container, it's a nice idea to choose a thin ribbon in a corresponding colour to the flower. You can find a great selection of ribbons at your local dollar store as well. Measure the circumference of the vase or pedestal and cut a piece of ribbon that will surround the outside edge. Using your glue gun, attach the ribbon and let dry.
At this point you can add another piece of ribbon in a complementary colour.
When you are ready to assemble the arrangement, simply cut the gerbera daisy head from its stem at the closest point near the head. Place the flower in the water and set aside.
To finish off the table, scatter small tea lights around the flower arrangements when your guests arrive.
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