DIY Cherry Blossom Vases

Add style and charm to any space with a set of DIY Cherry Blossom Vases.

| April 2014

  • Recycle old glass bottles with interesting shapes or textures into DIY Cherry Blossom Vases.
    Photo by Carolyn Barber
  • "Simple Flower Arranging," by Mark Welford and Stephen Wicks, offers 60 stylish and inspiring ideas for beautiful flower arrangements to suit any mood, home or occasion.
    Cover courtesy DK Publishing

Learn to create dazzling flower arrangements from Mark Welford and Stephen Wicks, owners of the award-winning destination florist Bloomsbury Flowers in London’s Covent Garden. Full of insider tips that show you how to choose flowers and foliage, color palettes to inspire you and tons of ideas for creative containers, Simple Flower Arranging (DK Publishing, 2014) offers 60 stylish projects for any occasion. The following DIY Cherry Blossom Vases will bring a touch of spring indoors.

Stylish and minimalist, yet full of interest and delicate charm, this simple asymmetrical design of white cherry blossom in old and recycled sprayed glass bottles perfectly captures the fresh new beauty of spring. Alter the scale completely according to where you place the arrangement.

DIY Cherry Blossom Vases

You will need:
5 white cherry blossom branches (2 tall branches and 3 small branches)

Materials:
Large cardboard box
Spray mask
Spray cans of white, gray, and silver paint
Garden shears



Substitutions:
Magnolia branches in bud, pink cherry blossom in neon-pink sprayed bottles

How to arrange






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