Gather and trim all of your loose flowers. Remove excess leaves.
You will need 1 tall vase and 2 small or short vases
Scissors and binding wire (to tie the bundles together)
Tie 3 pieces of steel grass together about 4 inches above where you will cut. Trim the wire.
Cut the steel grass
Angle the grass in your tall vase
Put 1 stem of salal aside. Trim the remaining salal and place it in the vase at the same angle as your steel grass
Arrange your oncidium orchids in the vase in a fan shape.
Tie the remaining steel grass in a loop
Place the loop of steel grass behind the orchids
Trim your craspedia to varying heights (aka billy balls)
Arrange the craspedia at varying heights and angles. Congrats, you finished the first arrangement! Now, on to the 2nd.
Gather your roses in a circle
Add the remaining salal
Tie the roses and trim them.
Trim your aspidistra leaf
Wrap the leaf inside the vase, so you don't see the stems
You're done with the second arrangement, perfect for the bathroom. And now for our final piece...
Cut your aspidistra leaf up the center
Loop it anyway you like and staple it in place
Loop the other side and staple it.
Place the cymbidium orchid over the leaf, so it covers the staples.
Place in your vase. Perfect for a desktop!
Your three pieces made with $29 in loose flowers. Don't forget to fill the vases with water and change it at least every other day.
- 5.0 Hot pink roses
- 3.0 Golden shower orchids
- 2.0 Aspidistra leaves
- 3.0 Salal tips
- 1.0 Pink cymbidium orchid
- 3.0 Craspedia
- 2.0 Pieces of steel grass
- Strong scissors
- Binding wire (to tie the flowers)
- 1.0 Tall vase
- 2.0 Short/small vases
- 1.0 Stapler