March 19, 2019

The Bouquet Building Guide

A bouquet of fresh flowers is the perfect way to accessorize your Connecticut home!  Building a bouquet is simple once you know the basics; take notes because our bouquet building guide is below!

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The Perfect Flower Arrangement:  Creating a Base


Building the perfect bouquet is easy and fun; via Martha Stewart

Creating the perfect flower arrangement begins with a sturdy base.  Martha Stewart suggested using a two-tier wire flower frog to anchor your flower stems; secure the flower frog to the bottom of the vase with dots of floral adhesive.

The Tall Floral Arrangement


This floral arrangement adds the perfect pop of color to the patio; via BHG

Accentuate an empty corner with a tall flower arrangement.  Ideal for that kiddie-cornered accent table you have, tall flower arrangements take up space and add a pop of color.

Color Coded

BHG Building a Bouqet

Bouquet Building Tip: Use varying shades of the same color; via BHG

Create a bouquet that is effortlessly beautiful by featuring flowers of the same color in varying hues.  Here are some great examples for inspiration:

Architectural Digest

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Details: Juliette David Austin Garden roses surrounded by (this year’s favored foliage) Dusty Miller, feathery dark Agonis leaves, Celosia Specata, Black Scabbiossa blossoms with their pods, Astilbe, Fuschias and Seeded Eucalyptus with foliage.

Accents are Everything


This bouquet is interesting because of the varying sizes, shapes and textures of flowers; via Brit + Co

Add texture and intrigue to your floral arrangement by incorporating accents.


via Pickwick & Weller


Flowers by Sachi Rose. (Rustic, farm to table, barn, wood crates, vintage, radishes, peonies, garden roses, ranunculus, country wedding, wild, organic, floral arrangement)


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We love these Pussy Willow Branches as accents; via

For more bouquet building inspiration, check out Martha Stewart’s Floral Arranging Secrets.