I spend ample time in Studio One re~organizing.
While placing the past Seasons items back inside my storage tubs,
I decided to try a floral arrangement using the guidelines
from Faux Florals easy arrangements for all seasons
by Arturo Quintero.
all of the above florals would have been disposed of from the past Season.
So~o~o. . .
I felt this was a perfect time to try my hand at floral arranging.
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"Mr. Ed" had filled this planter with Styrofoam many Seasons ago.
Step 1 Cut the Styrofoam using a serrated knife.
Insert the foam into the planter so that it fits snugly and rests
1/2 to 3/4 inch below the rim of the planter.
Step 2 Use wire cutters to trim five stems to 6 inches.
Insert two stems into the foam at the front right side
of the planter so that the blossoms hang over the rim.
Insert a floral stem at the back right side,
another at the back left side, and the remaining at the left side.
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Using one sprig, I unwrapped each section
giving me the needed five stems 6 inches long.
The same technique can be done if you purchase a floral bush
perhaps passing a $aving onto you in the future!
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Step 3 Continue to fill in with an assortment of florals.
Be sure to trim each sprig with wire cutters to 6 inches.
Here, I began adding the assortment of fillers.
I adore the long leaves on the berry sprigs!
I used all of the green poofy sprigs,
a total of six to fill out the rest of the planter.
Step 4 Continue to trim the sprigs to 6 inches.
Insert the florals into the foam, arranging them randomly throughout.
Step 5 Use remaining florals to fill in any remaining spaces
or holes in the arrangement.
I could still see glimpses of white Styrofoam along the perimeter of the planter.
By adding some variegated ivy,
I was able to the extend the arrangement and camouflage the foam.
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Since I used the same hues of florals that are in Studio One's color palette,
I now have a new floral arrangement that was totally free!!!
Using the same technique,
you could make any Seasonal arrangement in keeping with your current decor.
But since it's always Spring in Studio One. . .
I'm thinking this "no cost" floral arrangement, that stretched my abilities,
nicely fills the space On Crooked Creektt!
Until next time. . .
On Crooked Creektt will be joining
Be sure to visit for you'll come away inspired
to try something new in your own home decor!