i've noticed lately that i've been pinning more and more pictures of flower arrangements where the florist has placed single stems or small groupings of flowers in varying sizes of glass vases. i LOVE this look. It is so simple but so effective. I also love how accessible this look is- just a couple of glass containers & a few blooms and BOOM- you've got a killer flower arrangement!
I also love that this arrangement is all about gathering. Designing interiors is all about gathering. The best rooms are gathered over time- that rug you found at the flea market, your grandmothers lamp, the pouf you have left over from your college apartment, your new prize sofa, pillows from your sisters… its all about gathering. Gathered rooms are interesting and full of personality! What could be better- its not about being "perfect" but rather about embracing what you have and what YOU love? ….BUT back to flowers- this way of arranging flowers is so great because you can simply gather things from around the house, the yard, the grocery store. So it doesn't have to be pricey or difficult to do. Nothing has to "match" but rather you can create your own mix.
This arrangement looks great on an entrance table, a library table in a den, the center of your kitchen table/dining room table [for this setup try using the vases in some sort of a circle configuration as opposed to a linear line up that are used for the more "display" tables like library tables or entry chests]. You could even do this on a small scale in a powder bath or master bath- try grouping three small vases together and adding small blooms cut from the yard into each one. Always remember to do things in odd numbers & try to achieve varying heights of the flowers… keeps things interesting!
In need of some containers to add to your collection? Scroll to the end to see some of our favorite vases!