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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A tall arrangement will create the right impact if you are working in a high-ceilinged room, an entrance hall or need to draw the eye upward. Displays for this space work best if they are not overly fussy, so keep them minimal, striking or architectural in design — perhaps with just a few carefully chosen flowers. A tall vase is a must.

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