Arranging Flowers to Fit the Space

Before you even think about choosing a container, color scheme, flowers or foliage, consider the space where you'll place your arrangement. Proportion is key. Let us help you pick the best shape and size of arrangement for your space.

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If you have a large, spacious room where the arrangement will be seen from all sides - for example, a grand entrance area or a large reception room - one big, all-round statement piece will work much better than a few small displays. Choose a substantial container and fill it with an abundance of lush, opulent seasonal flowers. It's also worth thinking about what the arrangement will stand on: A base or side table will influence how tall the flowers and foliage should be.


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