A square glass vase, filled with sunflowers and greenery, is wrapped in a series of rubber bands that create a grid across the top of the vase that allows for easy arrangement and keeps the flower in place.
Flowers and plants automatically bring life and beauty into a room. Pretty white flowers rest in a chrome vase atop a rustic-meets-modern coffee table, both rugged and elegant. Simple armchairs with patterned pillows seem both clean and inviting, while the flokati area rug brings an added element of funk and comfort.
White tulips and lilies dress up little vases filled with evergreen cuttings and winterberry stems. J, a flower expert at uBloom.com, suggests slipping ribbons saved from last year's gifts over the vases. It's a quick and easy way to upcycle and recycle.
For a simple, modern look, group an odd number of white vases and fill each with one color of flowers, like the pink and white versions here. A few gold ornaments in the central white hydrangea arrangement adds unexpected sparkle.
A semi-tarnished champagne bucket or used water pitcher can make a chic and unique flower vase, says Michiel Perry, founder of Black Southern Belle. If you have a covered porch or patio, don't be afraid to buy indoor pieces and spray paint them with outdoor protectant, she adds. Also, you can create a bar cart by buying an existing side table or thrift store steal and gluing a tray you already own to the top it. Then paint it or stamp it with your initials or a welcome message for guests.
Incorporate your favorite blooms at an outdoor wedding with these glass vase garden stakes. Just a few steps and materials make this project doable for even the non-crafty bride. Frosted glass paint lends a romantic vibe to the finished product.