gorgeous summer florals
A crash course in crafting high-impact summer arrangements.
Published Jun 16, 2015 6:00 PM
From left: purple jasmine, clematis, and Japanese snake ball allium
When working with narrow-mouth vessels, choose flowers with long, narrow stems to lend your arrangements height and scale.
Vase: Cocoon in nutshell brown by Emissary $385 domino.com/summer15
From left: kumquat branches, viburnum berries, and eucalyptus
Plants with sturdy stems make great fillers for large arrangements, but they’re also capable of shining on their own.
Vase: Canyon $49.95 cb2.com
From left: anemones, poppies, and ranunculus
For vessels with midsize necks, consider flowers with midsize stems. They can stand on their own or be complemented by such fillers as eucalyptus branches.
Vase: modern wood ombré $39 westelm.com
From left: bromeliads, fern fronds, and water lilies
When working with wide-neck vases, start with flowers or plants with thick stems and large blooms. Then, fill in your arrangements with smaller buds.
Vase: Flair in Amazon green by Emissary $357 domino.com/summer15
VASE (far left) Mouth in bright orange by Emissary $80 domino.com/summer15