|Let's Create a Professional Flower Arrangement||
|Prep your flowers and give each stem a fresh cut at a 45 degree angle and remove any foliage that may fall below the water line.||
Gather needed materials.
Add flower food to the vase.
Wrap natural raffia around outside of cylinder and tie off in a knot, trim excess material, and repeat.
Use floral tape to create a criss-cross pattern. This will allow the flowers to be anchored in the desired placement for your design.
Add water to the vase.
Add all foliage elements to vase. This will create a base for your flowers, as well as the underlying shape to your design.
Be sure to clean the foliage off the bottom of the stems, so that nothing hits the water level. This will prevent bacteria from growing and shortening the length of flower life.
Add the roses one by one. Keep in mind to evenly space your flowers for an all around design.
Cut flowers on an angle to provide maximum hydration.
Continue by adding the last element of filler to the design. This will enhance the design by creating accents, as well as removing any negative space.
Remember to change the water every couple of days so that you get the maximum vase life of your flowers.
Enjoy your final design!