A New Way To Display Your Roses

Being creative and romantic at the same time can go a long way

For romantics, giving roses to someone has become a cliché. Why not try injecting your roses with some creativity. This will surely make your significant other love you even more!

 

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What you need:
  • DENSE FOLIAGE
  • 1-2 DOZEN ROSES
  • PINS
  • LACE
  • SCISSORS
  • FLORAL FOAM
  • PLATE OR SHALLOW CONTAINER

 

What you need to do:

 

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1. Condition your flowers by taking out extra leaves and cutting an inch or two off the ends, and set in clean water for 3-4 hours. Hydrate your floral foam. Cut to size and fit snuggly into the container. Use plastic if needed.

 

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2. Have the floral foam exposed about 2 inches off the rim of the container. Use pins to secure. If you used plastic, hide it under the lace.

 

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3. Cut foliage short and arrange on top of the foam. Show the lace underneath. Keep a natural form and trim if needed.

 

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4. Arrange your roses in clean, straight rows

 

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*Tip, hydrate foam every other day and keep in a cool dry place without direct sunlight.

 

This article has been revised for online reading. The original article appeared on the February 2014 issue of My Home Magazine. Get the e-mag version My Home Magazines on Magzter.