Having flowers in your home is a really nice touch. Itâ€™s visually appealing, relaxing and a great addition if you want to brighten up any room. Like gardening or growing moss, flower arrangement is a satisfying and rewarding hobby. Not to mention itâ€™s also therapeutic. Flowers have an immediate impact upon stressful or depressive states by bringing delight and happiness in our lives and providing a long-term positive effect on our good mood. So if you want to make flower home arrangement your new hobby, weâ€™ve got a few handy tips for you.
The Basics of Home Flower Arrangement
If youâ€™re new to this hobby and would like to know a few basic things about flowers, weâ€™ve written a nice article, â€œ5 Tips for Decorating Your Home With Your Favorite Flowersâ€ which contains the basic things you need to know. If you want to learn more about the significance of some flowers, weâ€™ve also covered that in our post. Now as for flower arrangement, you might need to get some tools like:
- Gloves – protect your hands from thorns and other pieces from the flowers that might harm your hand.
- Shears – adjust and cut flowers by cutting them with a special florist scissor or shears.
- Florist tapes – create the form you want by using florist tapes to keep your flowers together.
- Spray bottle – freshen up your flowers a bit by spraying them with water.
Guide to Creating Flower Arrangements for Your Home
Beautify your home by learning and decorating your house with flowers.Â Let’s get started:
Pick Your Flowers – what flowers would you like to work with? A great tip to ensure that youâ€™re getting fresh flowers by getting those which are in season. You also need to inspect the flowers for signs of fatigue. If youâ€™re unsure about the colors, a foolproof way to do it is by sticking to one palette.
Find the Perfect Vase – visualize your flower arrangement. What size of vase do you need? Do you need a colored or a transparent vase? You can usually find the answer to this question by looking at your flowers, base your vase on the flowerâ€™s color/size.
Flower Glass Vase – $13.99
Water – prepare your water for your flower. Youâ€™ll want to trick your flowers into thinking theyâ€™re still growing so make sure that they have the right water. Add a little dose of bleach in the water so that the flower still has an access to clean water. Alternatively, you use nutrient packets for flowers.
Cut the Stems – before you cut the flower stem, sharpen your shears. This is one of the keys to keeping your flowers fresh. Youâ€™ll want the flowers to maintain its freshness by sucking the nutrient it needs from the water.
Fiskars All Steel Bypass Pruning Shears – $9.98
Start Arranging Your Flowers – for flower home arrangement, your setup doesnâ€™t need to be flashy. Especially if youâ€™re just beginner, you can cluster the flowers by colors. Equally space them and donâ€™t forget to add decorative leaves or branches to add more beauty to the arrangement.
Flower arrangement is really easy; you can find inspiration outdoors from nature or go through Pinterest. If youâ€™re really serious about flower arrangement, you can take lessons online that will help you hone your skills.