1. Make a grid with transparent tape to keep your blossoms set up when utilizing a shallow vase
This will prevent short flowers from falling out of the shallow vases. Put fuller blossoms first at an angle because they’ll take up the majority of the vase. Next, utilize medium-size flowers to fill in the rest of the gaps in the grid, and after that put the smallest flowers to complete the outline.
2. Twist off the head of a rose to easily access its petals
The most ideal approach to remove the petals of a rose without wounding or tearing them is to keep the stem still and delicately twist the rose head away from you.
3. Dress up a plain glass vase with twine, strip, or ribbon to decorate it
4. Create a vodka & teaspoon of sugar concoction to ensure your flowers last longer
Before putting your blossoms in a vase, include a few drops of vodka and a teaspoon of white sugar, which postpones wilting. When the flowers eventually start to die, include a fix of vodka into the water and the stems will stand up straight again for a day or two.
5. Cut the stems of your blooms at a 45-degree angle one inch from the base
This way you will create a bigger surface area for water intake, thus the flowers will be always hydrated.
6. Water your orchid with an ice cube
7. Use dessert bowls as succulent pots
Just fill to the overflow with potting soil, put some water in it to moisten it, and after that settle the succulent into the top layer of the dirt. After some time, it will start to develop roots. Simply make sure to sprinkle water on them once per week until the highest point of the soil looks wet.
8. Use a teacup as a vase
Here is a fun way to use the flowers with short stems – put them in a teacup. Keep the stems together utilizing an clear hair tie, so they don’t separate in the teacup, which additionally helps when you change the water.
9. Stack a vase within a vase in order to layer fruit slices along the inside
Take a vase that fits inside another vase with half an inch of room between them. Fill the space between the two vases up more than halfway with water before slipping in cut lemons. Put the flowers in and there you have a beautiful centerpiece.
10. Drop a penny in your vase to keep your flower water fresh longer
The copper in pennies fills in as an acidifier, which keeps fungus or bacteria from developing.
11. Organize a rainbow arrangement easily by choosing your flowers first, laying them out in the order you want them to appear, and then building a bouquet from there
The secret to making a rainbow flower arrangement is first laying out every one of the blooms by color, cutting the stems at an angle, and after that putting each stem in your vase at an edge. You have to put the bigger blossoms first to establish the foundation, then the medium size flowers, and the smallest ones to finish the rainbow arrangement.
12. Open closed buds quickly by putting them in warm water first, then cold water
After cutting the flower stems at an angle of 45 degrees, put them in a glass filled with warm water. After a minute or so, move the flowers to a vase filled with cold water and leave them for 20 minutes. The flowers will open up to their maximum size.
13. Dry flowers by hanging them upside down in a cool space
The ideal approach to dry flowers is by tying the ends of the stems with a lace and hanging them from a nail, the edge of a photo outline, or a key rack. They will also serve as a beautiful decoration.
14. If your apartment is decorated in neutral colors, try decorating with darker flowers
You can try darker flowers, like the black calla lilies, thistle, scabiosa pods, viburnum berries.
15. Make a rose twist bouquet by stacking each stem over one another
To make a rose twist bouquet with beautiful crisscrossing stems, begin by adding your first stem into the vase, and after that place the following stem crosswise over it and keep crossing each new stem over the last one until the glass is full.