No table setting is complete without flowers. Opt for readily-available flowers and keep the arrangements simple and unobtrusive. Here, white and dual-toned cream and pink roses are placed in low cube vases and small apothecary bottles.
Floral elements are often the most expensive part of tabletop decor; however, supermarket flowers can look chic with the proper editing. To create a white-on-white floral centerpiece that's elegant and cost-effective, choose different species of white flowers ranging in a mix of shapes and textures, then edit out any filler such as baby's breath or leaves. Bunch the different species together in a well-balanced range of heights, then place in a mix of different vessels.
Putting together a gorgeous centerpiece may seem intimidating but, really, it's far simpler than you may think. Before shelling out big bucks at your local florist, check out our 7 tips from a floral-arranging pro.
This summer-inspired floral centerpiece sits nicely against crisp white linens and a neutral backdrop. Depending on the height of the flower stalks, fill a tall, narrow hurricane glass halfway with water and add a few small oranges for a burst of color. Choose tall seasonal flowers for a vibrant contrast against the floating orange hues.
Add an edible touch to an elegant floral arrangement with a mix of fresh flowers topped with grape kebabs. For this project, you'll need: a pewter or silver urn, floral foam, floral shears, utility knife, water, two bunches of hydrangea, two bunches of lilies, two bunches of grapes, package of 12 kebabs and measuring tape.
Fill the table with vibrant blooms to fully embrace the natural theme of the picnic. Katie Martine of Elegance and Simplicity designed these gorgeous arrangements made up of seasonal flowers and herbs for each table.
HGTV fan mfranc created this chic centerpiece with clear hurricanes, cream pomanders and bronze-hued ornament balls in glass jars. Paired with simple table settings, this look is an elegant approach to holiday entertaining. Remove the ornaments and you have a centerpiece that's ideal for the spring and summer months.
Designer Camille Styles pairs rustic elements like beeswax candles, gourds and a salvaged wooden board as a table runner with a porcelain footed dish overflowing with greenhouse blooms. Her arrangement contains roses, hydrangea, dahlias, copper amaranth and ranunculus with a few sprigs of fall greenery, grasses and berries to signify the season.
This beautiful dining room features a circular glass dining table surrounded by contemporary wicker chairs with brown leather seat cushions. Layered table settings and a floral centerpiece work perfectly with the stylish design. A chic light fixture hangs down, adding warm lighting to the space.
A painted wood base complimenting the black wood dining chairs supports glass vases with colorful floral arrangements for an inviting and fresh centerpiece. Layered place settings and burlap place mats create the perfect country vibe.