How to Arrange Flowers: Hydrangea Bouquet


| 5/24/2013 10:05:00 AM


Tags: how to arrange flowers, DIY project, hydrangeas, blackberries, succulents, flowering oregano, The Flower Recipe Book,

The Flower Recipe BookFrom alliums to zinnias, The Flower Recipe Book (Artisan Books, 2013) by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo acts as a floral encyclopedia, with complete intros to 50 blooms—from the correct pronunciation of flower names to the spectrum of colors they come in, to what’s in season, when, and details specific to each varietal. The Flower Recipe Book provides information on how to arrange flowers with arrangements that run the gamut of styles and techniques, from elegant and structured to wild and lovely, for occasions big and small. Check out the following excerpt for instructions on how to arrange a hydrangea bouquet.

Hydrangea Bouquet

DIY hydrangea bouquet 

FLOWERS

• 1 stem of hydrangea
• 5 branches of blackberries
• 9 wired and skewered succulents*
• 8 stems of flowering oregano

MATERIALS

• 3-foot length of 1-inch ribbon




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