To create a stylish centerpiece, fill a compote with water and whole limes, and tuck flowers – stripped of most stems – in amongst the limes. Pinecones, ornaments or fresh, colorful vegetables like artichokes and radishes also serve as sturdy anchors for blooms. In addition to candle-filled votives set casually on the table, succulents placed in water-filled votive cups make charming tabletop decorations.
Chic and Romantic St. Patrick's Day Flower Arrangement
This charming bouquet makes a great St. Patrick's Day dinner centerpiece or a thoughtful gift of good luck. To achieve this high-end look, choose premium flowers such as fresh green hydrangeas, Green Trick dianthus, ornamental kale, green-tinted Mondial roses, white wax flower, Silver Dollar eucalyptus, Italian ruscus and lemon leaf greenery.
Simple centerpieces, like glass candleholders and flower arrangements, can be dressed up with layers of cypress tree cuttings. There's no artful arrangement needed; the less perfect the greenery appears, the more natural it looks.
No matter how you do it, bring life and beauty to your home with plants and flowers. Designer Sara Brown has incorporated multiple potted houseplants and succulents into both her kitchen and breakfast room design scheme. Her clever arrangement of pink glass vases inside a larger vessel and simple stems of Queen Anne's lace show how to incorporate even wildflowers and simple arrangements into your home as an alternative to expensive arrangements of cut flowers.
Art Deco Dining Room With Candlelight Chandelier
This warm dining room makes use of natural light with geometric windows and artificial light with a candlelight chandelier. A simple flower arrangement of white tulips complements a palm plant in the corner.
This bathroom wall uses several shades of gray and black to provide a dynamic color scheme. The Asian aesthetic of the room is reflected in a simple, neutral flower arrangement on a built-in wall shelf.
The white cabinetry and light-colored countertops in this kitchen are used as a neutral base for lots of interesting textures and bright colors. A simple flower arrangement in a striped pitcher instantly boosts the entire look.
This custom wooden console table adds a simple touch to this bold entryway, featuring gray diamond patterned wallpaper and framed vintage maps of Paris. Simple flower vases are arranged on the table, adding a pop of color.
Blue and White Contemporary Kitchen with Industrial Pendant Light
This contemporary blue and white kitchen has a clean, crisp look with stainless steel appliances and an industrial pendant light overhead. A simple flower arrangement in front of a small picture window adds color and brightness to the space.
This simple modern bed side table highlights the clean lines and neutral pallet of the bed linens and window treatment. The surface provides room for a coordinating bedside lamp with black base and neutral shade as well as books for bedtime reading. A simple pink flower arrangement brings color to the vignette.
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.
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.
White Traditional Kitchen with Island and View
A wall of windows offers this traditional kitchen plenty of light with a beautiful backyard view. A matching island offers additional seating and ample work space. Gray and white counters and stainless steel hardware add visual interest while a simple purple flower arrangement adds a pop of color.