Flower Arrangement DIY – Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems

 

Here’s an easy idea for how to create a more unique flower arrangement when using a clear glass vase. If you wrap large leaves around the inside of the vase, you’ll hide the water and the stems and create a unique decor piece.

Let’s get started…

 

Step 1: Gather and clean your leaves

You’ll need to get some long leaves, we got a leaf that was stripey, but you could use whatever you like (or whatever you’re able to get at the florist). The size of your vase will help you decide how big your leaves need to be.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 2: Practice Curling The Leaves

Curl the leaves into a circle that’s slightly smaller than the inside of your vase.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 3: Line The Vase

Once you’ve curled a leaf, start filling up the vase. If you wrap the leaf somewhat tightly around your hand and then place it in the bottom of the vase, when you remove your hand, the leaf will naturally uncurl to the size of the vase.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 4: Stack Them Up

Continue wrapping and placing until your leaves fill the vase. Adjust the leaves as you go so that they’re all touching and you don’t have any open spaces.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 5: Pour In The Water

Once your happy with the placement of the leaves, it’s time to fill the vase with water. While you’re pouring in the water, chances are you’ll get a few air bubbles. To get rid of them stick your arm in the vase and slowly coax the bubble up or down to the closest leaf to let the air escape out into the rest of the water.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 6: Add Your Flowers

Arrange your flowers in whatever way you like. Be careful when adding the flowers as you don’t want the stems to poke or rip the leaves.

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


Step 7: Display for all to see

Place your vase up on a shelf or on a table to see your beautiful leaves and flowers!

Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems


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Flower Arrangement DIY - Line Your Vase With Leaves To Hide The Flower Stems

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