Spread Out a Little With a Long and Low Arrangement

A long and low arrangement is not an everyday display, but this classic design has its place in a traditional setting or at a formal dinner party. It would also work well on a low coffee table or a boardroom table in an office.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

Build up the Basic Shape

Build up the basic shape by adding the salal and more stems of viburnum.

Shaping the Floral ArrangementEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Finish the Foliage

Place the stems of remaining foliage at similar angles to make a green framework of smooth contours that will surround the flowers.

Foliage CenterpieceEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Add the Single Roses

Arrange the large pink single roses. Place the first rose in the middle to gauge the right height, then arrange the rest of the roses alternately on either side of the central spine and around the sides. Cut the stems to about 3-4 inches.

Add Pink Roses One at a Time to Foliage BaseEnlarge Photo+Shrink Photo-DK - Fresh Flower Arranging © 2011 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Excerpted from Fresh Flower Arranging

© Dorling Kindersley Limited 2011

We Recommend...

Fake a Built-In With Prefab Cabinets and Bookcases

Fake a Built-In With Prefab Cabinets and Bookcases

With the clever use of ready-made bookshelves and kitchen base cabinets, you can get the look of a custom built-in bookcase at...

Shower Your Home with a Euphorbia Fountain Arrangement

Shower Your Home with a Euphorbia Fountain Arrangement

A bounty of small fruits line this arrangement of vivid orange euphorbia to create an unusual and interesting balance of form...

Warm up Winter with a Mixed Flower Arrangement

Warm up Winter with a Mixed Flower Arrangement

Exotic cymbidium orchids warm up cool winter berries and skimmia in this crisp white and green vase arrangement, which looks...

Advertisement

HGTV Inspiration Newsletter

Create your unique, personal style with advice and inspiration from HGTV.