Make a High-Impact All-Around Arrangement

Many bold, dynamic flower varieties that provide interest, texture, color and depth are now available all year round. Vibrant lilies, roses and orchids are made all the more exciting when they are arranged in a shocking pink vase.

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Colorful Arrangement Provides Visual ExcitementEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Shape

The smooth symmetrical curves of the large urn are an extreme contrast to the flared arrangement of diversely shaped buds, fully opened blooms and feathered foliage.

Shape of Vase Complements Floral DesignEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Effect

The idea of this large, full design is to create maximum impact: these intensely colored flowers have many different shapes and textures that together create an impressive visual display.

Intense Colors Create Impressive Floral DisplayEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Color

The strong pink glassware is complemented by bright reds and deep pinks. All are accentuated by the contrasting dark green color of the French ruscus.

Colorful Arrangement Provides Visual ExcitementEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Excerpted from Fresh Flower Arranging

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2011

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