Thursday, May 7, 2009

Easy, Beautiful, Citrus Summer Centerpiece Arrangement

Today is "DIY" (do it yourself) day at Modern Day Floral. We thought it would be fun to share a design that is easy and fresh!

This design works best if you use a cylinder or square vase. However I'm sure most of you have a zillion vases collecting dust under your kitchen sink. For starters pick up a few pieces of citrus fruit, cut the fruit in 1/2, 1/4 or thinly sliced pieces, place inside your vase. Remember fruit floats so be sure to pack the fruit tightly in the vases.

A fun, fresh arrangement with bright summer colors designed by Kelly Porter!

Next add your favorite blooms, some of my personal favorites are tulips, hydrangea, spider mums and the ever popular gerbera daisy. Be sure to give the stems a fresh diagonal cut and remove the foliage below the water line in an effort to reduce bacteria in the water.

These arrangements are sure to leave your house smelling fresh and clean. So, invite a friend over to enjoy a glass of ice tea and your beautiful centerpiece.


Great flower lady said...

I love this Jen!!

goingbananas0713 said...

This is great! I made it as part of my mom's Mothers Day gift. She loved it and it makes a great centerpiece on our table :) Thanks for the idea!!