How to Tie a Flower Arrangement

Tying an arrangement skillfully can make the difference between a sophisticated bouquet and a floppy bunch of flowers. Even store-bought blooms gain elegance by being unwrapped, rearranged and re-tied.

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Trim the Components

Pull the reef knot tight so it is secure and then trim the ends of the seagrass and the flower and foliage stems so they look neat.

Pull Raffia Tight to Secure Tied BouquetEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited
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Excerpted from Fresh Flower Arranging

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2011

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