To make its home look beautiful is the first task of every lady of the house. That is why women are paying so much attention to the details and colors, which men find very amusing and even without any sense. Ladies surely know that every shade and part matters and most of all it will impress everyone who will enter the house or apartment. It will show care and will create special atmosphere in your house.
There are many decorations that will do good job in making your home special. One of the best options however is the real flowers. They will not only bring live and nice fragrance to the place. They will also add color and connection with the nature.
Looking at florists’ job you will probably think that they have exceptional skills and no one else can do arrangements of flowers. You are right for the bigger and more difficult ones, as well as for those which are for special occasions. But to make a flower decoration for your house you will only need emotion and passion, as well as scissors.
If you follow few simple steps for making a floral arrangement you will have positive results and will be proud to show your work to friends and family.
Flowers are extremely beautiful in every shape and color. You will probably find it very hard to pick flowers for your arrangement because you will like to take all of them. It is always a good idea to pick a seasonal flower and develop your idea around it. According to the space or the event you will need the flower you can make formal or informal arrangement. If you do not have much time you can just put few stems with foliage in a vase. The only rule here is to take flowers of same kind and same colors if this is possible. They will beautifully arrange themselves in the vessel and create a form you will never be able to repeat.
When you want to express your art skills and make more difficult and ambitious arrangement you have to first start with observing the room and imagining how you want it to look like in the end. Pick colors and collect ideas.
There are few materials that you will need from the store before you start the real work. Clean container and foam are the next most important after the flowers of course. The specially prepared preservative solution will help you enjoy the flowers for longer. Knife and scissors are obligatory, because flowers usually have non-symmetrical shape and they need additional cuts. Be sure to pick something that will help you make holes like pencil or ice pick.
Cover your working space with papers. With the knife or scissors cit the foam to make it fit the container you have picked. Soak the ready piece of foam with the preservative solution and tape it to the container. Start with the foliage as you put in the edge of the container as thus you will hide the end of the foam as well. Make few inner circles with the other flowers as you carefully pick colors and their combination. Stems should easily go into the foam, if not use the pencil to create holes. Add few more flowers in the middle to make dome effect. Decorate with tiny flower or berries. If you have any other materials like small ladybugs or artificial butterflies you can add them too. Use the rest of the solution to fill the space that is left in the container and you are done.
Bio: Daisy Hart is dedicated writer, blogger and aesthete who finds her greatest inspiration in home decorating projects. She likes to discover beauty everywhere around and this is what gives her huge motivation for her work. Find here some more of her tips and hints: http://www.flowersbypost.org.uk/valentines-flowers/