April Showers Bring May Centerpieces

These fresh, cheerful centerpieces were originally designed for a spring wedding. There's no reason not to make them for other occasions and everyday dining tables, as well.

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Fresh Flower Spring Collection Wows in YellowEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Materials

Flowers and Foliage
selection of yellow spring flowers, such as fritillaria, tulips, freesias and daffodils
flat and bun moss

Other Materials
terra cotta pots
glass vases
garden foam
cellophane
plastic bags

Select Containers

Select the containers you want to use and line any non-watertight containers with a square of cellophane or part of a trash bag or plastic shopping bag.

Select Variety of Containers for CenterpieceEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Place Foam

Place a block of soaked floral foam in the center of each container. Trim the edges of any cellophane to the top of the container.

Preparing a Pot For Flower ArrangementEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2011

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