Smart Tips To Tie Flowers Together In Picture-Perfect Arrangements

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Smart Tips To Tie Flowers Together In Picture-Perfect Arrangements

Smart Tips To Tie Flowers Together In Picture-Perfect Arrangements

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Beautiful flower arrangements come in many shapes, colors, and sizes with different flowers for different occasions. Whether you are creating a grand centerpiece for a wedding table or a small vase of wildflowers for a garden party, you want your bouquet to look like it came straight out of a magazine. With the help of a hair band or a simple piece of string, you can turn an unorganized vase of scattered florals into a full and picturesque arrangement that will have everyone wondering: How did you do that?

All you need is a wide-mouth vase, an appropriate amount of flowers for the size of the vessel, and an elastic band or string. Bunch up your flowers into an arrangement style that you like. Then, wrap your elastic or your string around the middle of the stems to secure each flower’s placement in the bouquet. If you use string or twine, be sure to tie a knot after wrapping it around the stems a few times. Simply place your secured bouquet in the vase of water and your perfect floral arrangement is ready to impress!

The twine trick

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Many people use the wrapping technique to ensure that their flowers stay together when they are placed in a wide-mouth vase, including TikTok user The Suffolk Nest. After arranging the flowers and greenery the way she would like them to sit in the vase, the creator used a roughly 2-foot strand of twine, formed a loop at the end, and hooked it on her pinky finger. Holding the bouquet firmly to keep the flowers in place, she wrapped the twine around the center of the stems and secured them by threading the twine through the original loop and tying a double knot.

For the best results when preparing your flowers, you can opt to cut the stems of the flowers on the outside of the bouquet shorter. This will allow to middle to appear taller and fuller, while also filling in any excess space on the sides of the vase opening.

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Dr Heidi Parkes

By Dr Heidi Parkes

Senior Information Extension Officer QLD Dept of Agriculture & Fisheries.