Having a dinner party and forgot to pick up flowers? Well never fear, just head out to your garden and pick some fresh (and free!) flora from the yard. You can even shop in your refrigerator for a few delictibles to add to your piece. This design is simple, natural and flowing. I used things on hand to create this which include plants native to my yard –
Bradford pear tree branches
Crepe Myrtle Branches
I also used some grapes and a plum I had in the fridge. First step was to soak some oasis fresh foam and cut to size in one of my favorite vases.
Then I added the greens – Crepe Myrtle and Bradford Pear. I let the natural shape of the stems dictate the placement.
Then I started filling in the middle using the mums, verbena, and plums. Some of the items used had no stems or small stubby ones so I used some green wired picks to give them height.
I finished it off with the Creeping Jenny, grapes and succulents..